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1 BALL, Peter. Adult Way to Faith. A Practical Handbook with Resources to Photocopy.
London: Mowbray. 1992. 0264672674 0264672674 / 9780264672670 
1st.ed. "This book is for all responsible laity and clergy considering how best to bring newcomers into the fellowship of their church." Pp. 8/104. Pbk. VG. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
A Confutation of Quakerism; Or a Plain Proof of the Falshood of what the Principal Quaker Writers (especially Mr. R. Barclay in his Apology and Other Works) do Teach...., BENNET, Thomas ( 1673–1728 ) .
2 BENNET, Thomas ( 1673–1728 ) . A Confutation of Quakerism; Or a Plain Proof of the Falshood of what the Principal Quaker Writers (especially Mr. R. Barclay in his Apology and Other Works) do Teach....
London : Printed by M. J. and sold by A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch at the Red Lion in Pater-noster-Row. MDCCXXXIII. [ 1733 ] . 0 
A reply to Robert Barclay's Apology for the true Christian Divinity. Third edition. 8vo. pp.10/pp.318/[4pp. - A Table...]/[4pp. - Adverts] . A very good full leather binding. Edges and hinges carefully strengthened. Spine with 5 raised bands and two recent crimson leather title labels. Endpapers lightly toned and stained. Previou owner's detail to front free-endpaper: "Felix I . Vries, Peterhouse, Cambridge, Lent Term 1932" ??. Printed title with double-ruled border. Clean English text throughout. A well preserved book. * Full title reads: "A Confutation of Quakerism; Or a Plain Proof of the Falshood of what the Principal Quaker Writers (especially Mr. R. Barclay in his Apology and Other Works) do Teach. concerning the necessity of immediate revelation in order to a saving Christian faith; the Being, Nature and Operation of the Pretended Universal Light within; its Striving with Men, moving them to Prayer, and calling them to the Ministry; Regeneration, Sanctification, Justification, Salvation and Union with God; the Nature of a Church; the Rule of Faith; Water-Baptism; and the Lord’s-Supper. Diverse Questions also concerning Perfection, Christ’s Satisfaction, the Judge of Controversies, &c. are briefly stated and resolved." ** "Thomas Bennet (1673–1728) was an English clergyman, known for controversial and polemical writings, and as a Hebraist. He was born at Salisbury, England, on 7 May 1673. and was educated at the free school there. He entered St John's College, Cambridge, in 1688, before he was fifteen, took the degrees of B.A. and M.A. (1694), and was chosen Fellow of his college. In 1700, by chance, he went to Colchester on the death of a clergyman friend there, John Rayne, and was called on to preach the funeral sermon; and was appointed to succeed him. He was instituted 15 January 1701. He left Colchester at the end of the decade, and became deputy chaplain to Chelsea Hospital. He preached a funeral sermon at St Olave's Church, Southwark, and was chosen lecturer there. He was appointed morning preacher at St Lawrence Jewry under John Mapletoft, and was also presented by the dean and chapter of St Paul's Cathedral to St Giles Cripplegate. The presentation, however, involved him in disputes over a tithe on peas and beans. In 1711, he was created D.D. In 1717 he married Elizabeth Hunt of Salisbury, and by her had three daughters. He died on 9 October 1728. Thomas Emlyn praised him for his "small respect to decrees of councils or mere church authority". In 1695, Hebrew verses by Bennet on the death of Queen Mary were printed in the university collection. His first major publication was An Answer to the Dissenters Plea for Separation, or an Abridgment of the London Cases (1699, 5th edition 1711). In 1701 appeared A Confutation of Popery in three parts. In 1702 he followed up his Answer by A Discourse of Schism. Timothy Shepherd of Braintree answered this work, and Bennet replied in 1703. Bennet found another antagonist in a fellow clergyman in A Justification of the Dissenters against Mr. Bennet's charge of damnable Schism, &c. … By a Divine of the Church of England by Law established, 1705. Bennet's next book was Devotions, viz. Confessions, Petitions, Intercessions, and Thanksgivings, for every day in the week, and also before, at, and after the Sacrament, with Occasional Prayers for all Persons whatsoever. In 1705 Bennet also published A Confutation of Quakerism. B. Lindley answered this in 1710. In 1708, perhaps stung by passing gibes at his own printed prayers, Bennet published A brief History of joint Use of precomposed set Forms of Prayer, and A Discourse of Joint Prayer, and later in the same year A Paraphrase with Annotations upon the Book of Common Prayer, wherein the text is explained, objections are answered, and advice is humbly offered, both to the clergy and the laity, for promoting true devotion to the use of it. In 1710 these works were tacitly vindicated by Bennet in A Letter to Mr. B. Robinson, occasioned by his Review of the Case of Liturgies and their Imposition, and in a Second Letter to Mr. Robinson on the same subject (also 1710). In 1711 he published The Rights of the Clergy of the Christian Church. In 1714, Bennet published Directions for Studying. In 1715 appeared his Essay on the XXXIX Articles. In 1716, he assailed the extruded churchmen of the nonjuring schism in The Nonjurors Separation from the Public Assemblies of the Church of England examined and proved to be schismatical upon their own Principles. In 1718, he published A Discourse of the ever-blessed Trinity in Unity, with an Examination of Dr Clarke's Scriptural Doctrine of the Trinity. Like all his books, these were answered. His idea of the Trinity was Sabellian. In 1726, he gave to the world a small Hebrew Grammar." - See Wikipedia . 
Price: 80.00 GBP
3 BLATHERWICK, Douglas P.: A Layman Speaks.
London Epworth Press, 1959. 
1st ed. With Forewords by The Rt. Rev. The Bishop of Chelmsford and The Rev. Dr. Eric W. Baker. Study of the ministry of the laity. Pp. 14/133. P/b. G+. 
Price: 4.50 GBP
4 BLISS, Kathleen.: We the People. A Book about Laity.
London: SCM, 1963. 
1st.ed. "Traditional Lay offices and Lay functions in the different denominations and confessions...Secular idealism and the people of God...Clerical and Lay Ministries of the World." Pp.139. Pbk. G+. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
5 C.I.O.: The Layman in Church Government. Being a Guide to The Representation of the Laity Measure, 1956 and The Parochial Church Councils (Powers) Measure, 1956.
London: Church Information Board. 1956. 
Pp 32, marginal mark to page 8. P/b. G+. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
6 COX, J.C., & FORD, C.B.: Parish Churches. Revised by Bryan Little.
London: B.T. Batsford Ltd., 1961. 
Revised paperback ed. Deals with churches built as the parochial worshipping places of the laity. Pp. 187, 51 b/w illustns., 12 figs. Toning to pages. P/b. Illustd. cover. G. 
Price: 3.50 GBP
7 CROSS, Claire.: Church and People. 1450-1660.
London: Fontana. 1987. 
"England inherited, from medieval times, two kingdoms: the Church, governed by Pope and Bishops; the State, ruled by Monarch and Lords.....Draws upon recent scholarship to chart the rivalry between clergy and laity, and shows how political and social developments between 1450 and 1660 were decisively influenced by this conflict". Pp 287, slight toning to page edges, name and inkstamp to verso front cover. P/b, illustrated cover. G+. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
8 DONDEYNE, Albert.: Priest and Layman.
London: Sheed and Ward. 1964. 
"Suggests how the whole hierarchic aspect of the Church's structure is complemented by a fraternal relationship between clergy and laity". Pp. 102, slight toning to pages. P/b, slight sunning to front cover. G+. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
9 ELIOT, T.S. Reunion by Destruction. Reflections on a Scheme for Church Union in South India: Addressed to the Laity.
Westminster: Pax House/The Council for the Defence of Church Principles, nd.[1943]. 0 
Scarce T.S.Eliot item. The Coucil for the Defence of Church Principles. Pamphlet 7. A Pre-fabricated Church. Reunion by Destruction. By T. S. Eliot originally published in The Church Times, December 10, 1943. Pp.21, minor spotting to closed page edges. Brown card covers, rusting to staples. Scarce. G+. ** "The concept of an ecumenical Church of South India, in which Anglicans would combine with non-episcopal Protestant Churches, was raised in 1920 at the Sixth Lambeth Conference. Eliot was one of several conservative Anglicans to argue against such a union. In January 1943 (ten months before this pamphlet was published), he was one of a deputation to the Archbishop of Canterbury, William Temple, to discuss the matter. (Temple was a supporter of the scheme, and published a reply to Eliot's pamphlet in 1944). 
Price: 40.00 GBP
10 EYRE, Douglas.: Reform in the Churchof England. (A revised edition of "Essays in Aid of the Reform of the Church").
London: John Murray,1915. 
1st.ed. Pp.16/336/32(ads). Purple cloth, gilt title to spine, spine sunned, edges rubbed. G+. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
11 FORD, Sir John.: Honest to Christ.
Worthing: Churchman Publishing Ltd., 1988. 
1st ed. A Call to the Anglican Bishops at Lambeth 1988 To issue a Resounding Declaration of Belief and Action which the Laity can follow. Pp. 122/4(ads). Portrait to verso front cover. Slight toning to pages. P/b. Illustd. cover. VG. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
Paint It Today., H.D. [Hilda Doolittle].
12 H.D. [Hilda Doolittle]. Paint It Today.
New York: New York University Press, 1992. 081473488X 081473488X / 9780814734889 
Edited and with an introduction by Cassandra Laity. "H.D's most "lesbian" novel, a modern homoerotic tale of passage which focuses almost entirely on the young heroine's search for the "sister love" which would empower her spiritually, sexuality, and creativity." Pp.xliv/96,name to front free endpaper inked out. Paperback. G+. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
13 HAFFERT, John M.: You Too! Go Into My Vineyard.
Asbury: LAF. 1995. 
"Prior to the Council no layman had been canonized for over 500 years. An invisible wall seemed to have risen between clergy and laity. The Pope saw that something had to be done". Pp 218, many b/w illustrations. P/b, illustrated cover. VG. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
14 HODD, Canon H.N.: Before His Face. The Laity and the next stage in Christian Stewardship.
Westminster: Church Information Office, 1960. 
1st ed. Pp.51, toning to some pages. P/b. G+. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
15 JONES, H.A.: Evangelism and the Laity.
London: SCM, 1937. 
1st ed. The Diocesan Series. The books in this series aim at expounding the central affirmations of Christianity in a simple and readable way. Pp. 125/2(ads). Spotting to page edges. Red cloth, illustd. d/w, sunning to spine. G/G. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
16 KLEBA, Gerald.: The People Parish. A model of church where people flourish.
Indiana: Ave Marie Press, 1986. 
"A story that shows how clergy and laity can work together to build Christian communities." Pp, 131. P/b. G+. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
17 KUNG, Hans.: The Living Church.
London: Sheed & Ward, 1963. 
1st.ed. "Concerned with the theology of the Eucumenical Council, its relation to the laity, its concern with the renewal of the Church and its rejection of doctrinalism." Pp. 421. Page edges slightly toned. P/b. G. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
18 LEFROY, William. (Dean of Norwich). The Christian's Duties and Responsibilitues.
London: James Nisbet & Co, 1891. 
1st edition. The Christian Under Review series. Contents includes: I. The Sense of Duty; II. The Relationship Between Christ and the Christian; III. Duties to Humanity, on the Basis of the Incarnation; IV. The Dignity of Labour; V. Duties Which Arise out of Individual Apprehension of the Meditational Work of Christ; VI. Duties Which Arise out of the High Priestly Office of Christ. Pp.xii/124/8(ads for other Nisbet publications). Red cloth, gitlt title to front and spine, slightly rubbed. VG. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
19 MOBERLY, R.C. Ministerial Priesthood. Chapters (Preliminary to a Study of the Ordinal) on the Rationale of Ministry and the Meaning of Christian Priesthood.
London:John Murray,1907. 0 
Rep. Pp.56/360,owners name to fep, spotting to endpapers. Green cloth, rubbing to top and tail of spine. G+. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
20 MOORE, Dom Thomas Verner.(Monk of the Order of Saint Benedict). Prayer.
St Louis: B.Herder Book Co., 1931. 0 
"The present instructions were commenced for the purpose of giving the Benedictine Oblates of St. Anselm's Priory an appreciation of the life of prayer...It is to be hoped that ever wider and wider circles of the laity will awaken to the beauties of a life of prayer." Pp.vi/219, owner's bookplate (H.Mather) to inside front board. Maroon cloth, minor sunning to spine. VG. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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