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1 Gresham, Perry Epler Disciplines of the High Calling
Bethany, W. Va. The Bethany Press 1934 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue cover silver print. Inscribed to Kelly and Sally McRae and signed by author. minor underlining in text. Author was President of Bethany College, Bethany, West Virginia. Minor underlining on a few pages. Founded by Alexander Campbell, who provided the land and funds for the first building and served as the first president, Bethany has been a four-year private liberal arts college affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), since its inception. This religious body, of which Campbell was one of the principal founders, continues to support and encourage the College, but exercises no sectarian control. Students from virtually every religious community attend Bethany.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 176 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 49.97 USD
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2 Jenkins, Burris American Religion As I See It Lived
Indianapolis, IN Bobbs Merrill 1930 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue cover with gold lettering. Author was raised in the Disciples or Campbellite church. Signed by author. Rare insightful work. Very clean contents, pages yellowing due to age. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; 282 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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3 Johnson, Malcolm B Red, white, and bluebloods in frontier Florida
Rotary Clubs of Tallahassee 1976 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good in Very Good dust jacket 
xlibrary. Has Discard Stamp, Black out on title page and on edge of pages, otherwise readable.dust in Mylar. the turbulent politics of the new Florida territory and in the valiant effort to establish a society in keeping with ancestral position the personal influences of Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, Andrew Jackson, perhaps even of Aaron Burr, were strong. None of these men of Revolutionary times ever saw Florida, except Jackson, who was captured by the British as a 13 year old revolutionary militiaman and grew up to be governor of Florida on his way to the presidency. But their progeny, their kin, their disciples, neighbors and chroniclers came and played roles in planning United State government in what for most of three centuries had been an alien wilderness.; 9 X 6 X 0.90 inches; 144 pages 
Price: 7.97 USD
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4 McAllister, Lester G. Thomas Campbell Man of the Book
St. Louis, MO Bethany Press 1954 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Orange cover, no dust. Inscribed in November 1958 and signed by author. Born 1 February 1763 in County Down, Ireland. Immigrated to the United States in 1807, settling in western Pennsylvania. In 1809, Campbell published The Declaration and Address of the Christian Association of Washington, a document stating his ideas about how the Christian faith should be practiced.It was a starting point for the Campbell–Stone Movement, which led to development of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), the Churches of Christ and the Christian churches and churches of Christ. In 1812, Campbell joined his son Alexander and began practicing baptism by immersion.Shortly after his oldest son, Alexander Campbell, was ordained in 1812, Thomas began playing a supporting role to Thomas was generally less radical than his son, and was a stabilizing influence on the movement.Thomas died on 4 January 1854 in Bethany, West Virginia and was buried next to his wife in the Campbell family cemetery. Thomas and Alexander Campbell were the most prominent leaders of the Disciples of Christ movement of the early 19th century. The group was committed to restoring primitive Christianity. It merged with the Christians (Stone Movement) in 1832 to form what is now described as the American Restoration Movement (also known as the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement). Other prominent individuals in the Restoration Movement included Barton W. Stone, Walter Scott and "Raccoon" John Smith.; Signed by Author 
Price: 39.97 USD
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5 No Author Listed Centennial Convention Report One Hundredth Anniversary of the Disciples of Christ Pittsburg, October 11-19, 1909
Cincinnati, OH Standard Publishing Co. 1909 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket 
Green and red cover with white print. Front cover detached and has freying to spine. Very clean contents. Fold out photo of convention attendees. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Munich Playground, Pope, Ernest R.
6 Pope, Ernest R. Munich Playground
Munich, Germany Panorama Press 1953 Second Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Lothar Linkert, Bad Hoburg 
Red cloth Cover with gold print. Dust jacket in mylar (clear plastic) cover has some yellowing to edges and some sunfading to end papers! European editon. Has Adolph Hitler image in background of dust jacket illustrated by Lothar Linkert and Bad Hoburg. "Hitler and his disciples were anything but an awe-inspiring group of ascetic, fanatic, and inhuman supermen, says the author, and offers full proof of his contention". May have yellowing on end papers and dust jacket from age and sitting on shelf. No writing, inscriptions, or underlining. Books were new when acquired, and wrapped in brown wrapping paper, but have aged and may have gathered elements in storage. We provide delivery tracking at on US orders. Scarce in this condition. From the forward to the European Edition: "In the following pages I have described life under Hitler and the Nazis just as I saw it when I was Munich Corespondent for Reuters news agency during the most historic days of the Third Reich. The unretouched picture will enable the reader to day to flash back to the nightmare world of the Brown Shirts." "...it is the authentic and exclusive story of Der Furhrer's playground. Those seeing Germany, Bavaria, Munic, Berchtesgaden--and Dachau-- for the first time now can visualize how everything looked in the days of Adolf Hitler, as those who today visit the eternal city of Rome see it in the mind's eye and from the history books as it was in the days when Emperor Nero fiddled and the gladiators killed Christians in the Coliseum." Haunting images. The author, Munich December 1953. Multiple copies available. Rare in this condition.; Cover Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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7 Shepherd, Samuel C. Jr. Avenues of Faith Shaping the Urban Religious Culture of Richmond, Virginia, 1900-1929
University Alabama Press 2001 0817310762 / 9780817310769 Various Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Avenues of Faith documents how religion flourished in southern cities after the turn of the century and how a cadre of clergy and laity created a notably progressive religious culture in Richmond, the bastion of the Old South. Famous as the former capital of the Confederacy, Richmond emerges as a dynamic and growing industrial city invigorated by the social activism of its Protestants. By examining six mainline white denominations - Episcopalians, Methodists, Presbyterians, Baptists, Disciples of Christ, and Lutherans - Samuel C. Shepherd Jr. emphasizes the extent to which the city fostered religious diversity, even as "blind spots" remained in regard to Catholics, African Americans, Mormons, and Jews. Shepherd explores such topics as evangelism, interdenominational cooperation, the temperance campaign, the Sunday school movement, the international peace initiatives, and the expanding role of lay people of both sexes. He also notes the community's widespread rejection of fundamentalism, a religious phenomenon almost automatically associated with the South, and shows how it nurtured social reform to combat a host of urban problems associated with public health, education, housing, women's suffrage, prohibition, children, and prisons. In lucid prose and with excellent use of primary sources, Shepherd delivers a fresh portrait of Richmond Protestants who embraced change and transformed their community, making it an active, progressive religious center of the New South.; Religion & American Culture; 1.33 x 9.6 x 6.46 Inches; 520 pages 
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8 Shepherd, Samuel C. Jr. Avenues of Faith Shaping the Urban Religious Culture of Richmond, Virginia 1900-1929
Tuscaloosa, AL The University of Alabama Press 2001 0817310762 / 9780817310769 First Edition; Various Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Brown cover with gold lettering. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Extensive notes, bibliography, and index. Avenues of Faith documents how religion flourished in southern cities after the turn of the century and how a cadre of clergy and laity created a notably progressive religious culture in Richmond, the bastion of the Old South. Famous as the former capital of the Confederacy, Richmond emerges as a dynamic and growing industrial city invigorated by the social activism of its Protestants. By examining six mainline white denominations - Episcopalians, Methodists, Presbyterians, Baptists, Disciples of Christ, and Lutherans - Samuel C. Shepherd Jr. emphasizes the extent to which the city fostered religious diversity, even as "blind spots" remained in regard to Catholics, African Americans, Mormons, and Jews. Shepherd explores such topics as evangelism, interdenominational cooperation, the temperance campaign, the Sunday school movement, the international peace initiatives, and the expanding role of lay people of both sexes. He also notes the community's widespread rejection of fundamentalism, a religious phenomenon almost automatically associated with the South, and shows how it nurtured social reform to combat a host of urban problems associated with public health, education, housing, women's suffrage, prohibition, children, and prisons. In lucid prose and with excellent use of primary sources, Shepherd delivers a fresh portrait of Richmond Protestants who embraced change and transformed their community, making it an active, progressive religious center of the New South. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 414 pages 
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9 Walker, Edward F "Sanctify them" A study of our Lord's prayer for his disciples
Kansas City, MO Beacon Hill 1935 Second Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover with black lettering. Includes chapters: What Sanctifiction is not, What it is, For Whom did Jesus pray, Why did Jesus Pray this prayer, The How od Sanctification, The When of Sanctification, Sanctification in Truth, Sanctified to Sanctify. Scarce. ; 80 pages 
Price: 25.17 USD
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