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The Book of Nothing - Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas About the Origins of the Universe, Barrow, John D.
1 The Book of Nothing - Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas About the Origins of the Universe
Barrow, John D.
New York Pantheon 2001 0375420991 / 9780375420993 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with black cloth spine, red lettering on spine. No bumping or fading. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated in black and white. 361 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating exploration by a foremost mathematician and cosmologist on the nature of nothing. From the origins of zero in ancient India to the early abhorrence and eventual acceptance of the concept of the void by Christianity, he traces the notion through the work of writers and thinkers from the ancient Greeks to our own time. He looks at math, cosmology, theology, and physics to uncover the nothing that is at the heart of most things. 027434

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The Beast and the Monk: A Life of Charles Kingsley, Chitty, Susan
2 The Beast and the Monk: A Life of Charles Kingsley
Chitty, Susan
New York Mason Charter 1975 0-88405-121-8 / 9780884051213 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean lavender endpapers with family tree. No names, writing or bookplates. 317 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A cleric who rose to become chaplain to Queen Victoria and tutor to the Prince of Wales, Charles Kingsley was a contentious theologian who inspired the phrase "muscular Christianity" and so nettled Cardinal Newman that the "Apologia" was written to silence him. He was also an amateur scientist, a historian and a poet. 8vo. Biography. 012878

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The Great Living System:  New Answers From the Sciences to Old Religious Questions, Clark, John Ruskin
3 The Great Living System: New Answers From the Sciences to Old Religious Questions
Clark, John Ruskin
Pacific Grove, California Boxwood Press 1977 0910286507 / 9780910286503 First Paperback Near Fine Signed
Clean softcover book published in 1977 - SIGNED by the author. Newspaper article from the San Diego Union (1-29-1977) laid in, reviewing the book and announcing author's visit to San Francisco. Clean blue paper cover with image of earth on cover, white lettering. No creasing or chipping. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Signed by author on front free endpaper in blue ink: "John Ruskin Clark". Author bio and photo on rear panel. 290 pages with index. A book supporting a systematic philosophical explanation of religion, which views the universe as a living system of which man is a part. 025493

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4 You are Never Alone
Ditzen, Lowell Russell
New York Henry Holt and Co. 1956 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with blue title box on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. 253 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Christian. 005298

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5 Man and God
Gollancz, Victor
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1951 Bk Club ed. Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
572 pgs. VG in VG DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Clean turquoise cloth boards, binding tight & square, no names or writing inside. Dustjacket has very minor edgewear. An anthology of passages chosen and arranged to express a mood about God and the divine.Religion. 003148

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From Earth to Heaven, Graves, Rev. A. P.
6 From Earth to Heaven
Graves, Rev. A. P.
Chicago John Fairbanks, Publisher 1879 Seventh Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Very nice Victorian era decorated binding. Brown cloth boards with bright gold cross, black decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying to cloth, faint water stain to rear lower board, otherwise clean with nice sheen to cloth. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers. Very nice frontispiece portrait of A. P. Graves with clean tissue guard. Previous owner name and date (1883) neatly penned at top edge of title page. All text pages are very clean and bright, clean text block edges. 341 pages. 028079

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The Star and the Cross - Essays on jewish-Christian Relations, Hargrove, Katharine T. (Editor)
7 The Star and the Cross - Essays on jewish-Christian Relations
Hargrove, Katharine T. (Editor)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Bruce Publishing 1966 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition in dustjacket, presentation copy SIGNED by Katharine T. Hargrove. Clean charcoal gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by Hargrove on front free endpaper: "Knowing you, Helmet Brownie, I trust you to understand all the joy in the past, all the happiness in the present, all the hope for the future, continues in my love - Katharine T. Hargrove." 318 pages with index. Dustjacket has small corner clip but price is still intact (6.75), light soiling (white paint brush mark near spine fold) and a few small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Edited by Mother Katharine Hargrove, Professor of Theology at Manhattanville College in New York, the essays are cotnributed by such distinguished Jewish and Christian scholars and writers as Oscar Handlin, Jules Isaac, Thomas Merton, Guenter Lewy, James O'Gara, Rabbi Marc Tanenbaum, Dr. Joseph L. Lichten, and Robert Hoyt. 022721

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8 God in Creation and Evolution
Hulsbosch, A.
New York Sheed and Ward 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
Pale green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, binding is tight & square. Small area of sunning at base of spine. Pages are clean and bright. Small previous owner name on front free endpaper. 240 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has large chip at base of spine, 1" closed tear at top spine fold. Enclosed in new mylar cover. Author looks at the problem of the conflict between science and religion, bringing new insights from both science and the bible. 8vo. Religion. 008682

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Secrets of the Cuna Earthmother - A Comparative Study of Ancient Religions, Keeler, Clyde E.
9 Secrets of the Cuna Earthmother - A Comparative Study of Ancient Religions
Keeler, Clyde E.
New York Exposition Press 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean red-orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Some fading to lower front edge of front board and spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 352 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few very small edge chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A scholarly work about the Cuna Earthmother and ancient religions which comes alive in the author's capable hands as he brings to light the secrets of tradition, sacred chants, ritual painting and other customs never before revealed. 026643

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The Angle Quickest for Flight, Kotler, Steven
10 The Angle Quickest for Flight
Kotler, Steven
New York/London Four Walls Eight Windows 1999 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, signed by author. Very clean black boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper: "Dear Jennifer, Heard you got married - congratulations. Hope you enjoy the book. - Steven Kotler." No other marks. 443 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A rich illumination of history and fable, theology and magic. A centuries-old purloined text lies secreted beneath the Vatincan--a Kabbalistic treasure imbued with a power both magnificent and terrible. Four iconoclasts risk everything in a pilgrimage to liberate it. 017927

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11 God's Reach for Man
Kramer, Alice Bishop and Albert Ludlow Kramer
New York A. Ludlow Kramer 1938 First Hard Cover Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Good+ in VG DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Green cloth book, binding tight & square, no names or writing inside. Light wear at top edge of spine. Dust jacket lightly sun-toned, two small closed tears and a wrinkle at bottom front edge. Religion. 003127

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12 Lands Away
Marlatt, Earl
Abingdon Cokesbury First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition presentation copy in original jacket - inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR. in original jacket with new archival quality mylar cover. Clean and tight dark blue cloth book. Wartime publication - no date stated.Inscribed: "For Glen Lamb, my friend and "Laughing fellow-rover" in Lands Away. Cheerio and Happy Journeying, Earl Marlatt". 179 pgs. Bright dustjacket with small closed tear near top of spine, clean and not price clipped. A book of essays on spiritual values in literature and reminiscences of notable authors. Earl Marlatt was a theologian and poet His work appeared in Poetry Magazine. Many of his papers are held at DePauw University. 002841

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Two Religions: A Comparative Study of Some Distinctive Ideas and Ideals in Hinduism & Christianity, McKenzie, John
13 Two Religions: A Comparative Study of Some Distinctive Ideas and Ideals in Hinduism & Christianity
McKenzie, John
Boston Beacon Press 1952 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First U.S. Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small previous owner name and date in top corner of front free endpaper - no other marks. Preface by the author. 143 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), very slight corner wear, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce book - A study and comparison of the Christian and Hindu attitudes towards certain basic questions which any great religion must face, with the author contrasting viewpooints and practices of each in areas of fundamental significance. 025495

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14 Mortals and Gods
Potter, Bernard
New York Vantage Press 1955 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. 200 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Religion. 005250

Price: 12.00 USD
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15 A Way to Life
Tittle, Ernest Fremont
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1935 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Clean dark green silk boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Inscribed to Robert Virgil Smith and SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. Pages and edges are clean, no foxing. 183 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very small chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 008161

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The Measure of God: Our Century-Long Struggle to Reconcile Science & Religion, Witham, Larry
16 The Measure of God: Our Century-Long Struggle to Reconcile Science & Religion
Witham, Larry
New York HarperSanFrancisco 2005 0060591919 / 9780060591915 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 358 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unworn, no chips, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. For over a century, the annual Gifford Lectures have provided the premier venue for the finest scientific and theological minds in the world to speak to "all questions about man's conception of God or the Infinite." Endowed in 1887 by Scottish judge Adam Gifford, the Giffords are a window into the conflict between the natural sciences and the claims of religion. 025778

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