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The Shade of Swords. Jihad and the Conflict Between Islam and Christianity.

By: AKBAR, M.J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Routledge, 2002. 0415284708:

Seller ID: 38023


Reprint. "Traces the origins of jihad in the struggle against oppression that was part of the earliest consciousness of Muslims....Explains how jihad thrives on complex and shifting notions of persecution, victory and sacrifice." Pp.xx/271. Green cloth, dustwrapper has minor edge wear. VG/VG. View more info

Prisoners of Conscience in the USSR: Their Treatment and Conditions.

By: AMNESTY International.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Amnesty International Publications, 1976.:

Seller ID: 4509


2nd imp. Report onthe treatment and conditions of prisoners of conscience in the USSR. Pp.154, 19 b/w photos, + map (1), 3 plans. 1 ad. to inside back cover. P/b. G+. View more info

The Church's Debate on Social Affairs, (Pamphlet Library No.16).

By: ANDERSON, Dr Digby.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Canterbury: Centre for the Study of Religion and Society, 1987. 0:

Seller ID: 37030


Lecture. "...Precisely because the social gospel is central, it should be taken seriously. It should not be used as an excuse to spray the real problems of the needy with talcum powder talk about care, share and community, that now totally meaningless rhetoric of the sixties, or licence an impatience which makes us grab at certain seductive secular utopias which promise much but whose actual incarnations have so far to deliver anything except collectivised suffering.... View more info

Into the World. The Need and Limits of Christian Involvement.

By: ANDERSON, J.N.D.:

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London: Falcon Books. 1968.:

Seller ID: 22985


1st ed. "A discussion of some of our most difficult and controversial contemporary problems. It is a distinctively evangelical contribution, and will be of great value to readers from widely differing Church backgrounds". Pp 111, discreet owners inkstamp to fep. P/b, rubbing to rear cover, illustrated cover. G+. View more info

People, Church and State in Modern Russia.

By: ANDERSON, Paul B.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: SCM,1944.:

Seller ID: 2949


1st ed. Pp.160, names to fep, repair to contents page. Green boards, slightly rubbed. G+. View more info

Peacemaking in a Nuclear Age.

By: ANON.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Church House Publishing, 1988. 0715165739:

Seller ID: 6241


"A report of a Working Party of the Board for Social Responsibility of the General Synod of the Church of England". Pp.8/176. Paperback. VG. View more info

The Martyrdom of Silesian Priests 1945-46.

By: ANON.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Munich: Kirchliche Hilfsstelle, 1950.:

Seller ID: 41509


Scenes from the Passion of Silesia. Published to commemorate the 5th anniversary of the Silesian tragedy. Pp.126, many black & white portrait photos, pages browned. Paperback with dustwrapper which has edge chips. Good/G+.** "The Polish and Jewish population of Silesia was subjected to genocide involving ethnic cleansing and mass murder, while German colonists were settled in pursuit of Lebensraum Two thousand Polish intellectuals, politicians and businessmen were mu... View more info

Equal Before God - CPC Essays on Anti-Racism.

By: ANON.:

Price: £6.50

Publisher: nd.:

Seller ID: 25144


"The racial question and the various forms of the struggle against racial discrimination have since the inception of the movement occupied a foremost place among the considerations of the CPC and have belonged among its most important goals". Pp 85, owners inkstamp to verso front cover. P/b, slight scuff to spine. G+. View more info

Partnership or Privilege? An Ecumenical Reaction to the Second Development Decade. (A Sodepax Report).

By: ANON.:

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Geneva: Committee on Society, Development and Peace. nd. (c.1970).:

Seller ID: 24934


"Represents not an official position of the sponsoring bodies of Sodepax, but the considered views of a group of concerned Christians who are also technically competent to advise the churches upon the problems and proposed solutions relevant to the Second Development Decade". Pp 118, spotting to lower page foredges not affecting text. P/b. G+. View more info

The Lost Art of Forgiving. Stories of Healing from the Cancer of Bitterness.

By: ARNOLD, Johann Christoph. Foreword by Steve Chalke.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Robertsbridge: The Plough Publishing House, 1998. 0874869501:

Seller ID: 6516


"In our haste to condemn we have lost the art of forgiving. This book takes us to the depths of spirituality and shows us how divine it is to forgive." Pp.149, black & white illustrations. Paperback. VG. View more info

The Scandal of Poverty: Priorities for the Emerging Church.

By: ATHERTON John.:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London: Mowbray, 1983.:

Seller ID: 5053


1st ed. "What it is like to be poor in today's affluent society". Pp. 7/131, 1/2 page b/w drawing, toning to pages, ex libris stamp to verso front cover,marginal marks to pp.27/28/29. . P/b. Illust. cover. G. View more info

Faith in the Nation. A Christian Vision for Britain.

By: ATHERTON, John.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: SPCK, 1988.:

Seller ID: 3765


1st ed. Christian vision , exploring boundaries of Christian social action. Pp. 1/150,toning to pages, some pencilling, owners details to verso front cover and fep. P/b. illust. cover. G+. View more info

The Unholy War. Oil, Islam, and Armageddon.

By: BAAR, Marius.

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Worthing, England: H.E.Walter Ltd, 1980. 0854790292:

Seller ID: 12840


1st ed. "Oil = World Power. With their millions, the Arabs can rock the stock markets of the world ... Marius Baar ... has researched the Koran and biblical prophecies and reached the frightening conclusion that today's world problems are, in fact, spiritual in nature and that the triumph of the Ayatollah Khomeini is a call to awaken the last world power." Pp.216 with b/w photographs and maps. Pbk with photo illustration of the Ayatollah Khomeini to cover. G+. View more info

Christian Perspectives on Nuclear Weapons.

By: BAILEY, Sydney.:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London: British Council for Churches. 1981.:

Seller ID: 26610


Contents Include:- Evolution of Nuclear Weapons: Rationales for Nuclear Weapons: Forums for Debate and Negotiation on Disarmament: Efforts towards control: Ethical Considerations. Pp 43. P/b. G+. View more info

Conflict Violence and Peace.

By: BARKAT, Anwar M. (Ed).:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Geneva: World Council of Churches, 1970.:

Seller ID: 8872


1st.ed. "A report of a Consultation on Alternatives to Conflict in the Quest for Peace in the Excumenical Institute in Bossey in Summer, 1969." Pp, 162. P/b. G+. View more info

The Responsible Church.

By: BARKER, Edwin.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: SPCK. 1966.:

Seller ID: 27037


1st ed. "What can and should societies and communities expect of the Church in shaping their own proper distinies? The question is here discussed in a series of essays on the nature of Christian social concern". Pp 90. P/b. G+. View more info

Britain Today & Tomorrow.

By: BEESON, Trevor.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Glasgow: Fount Paperbacks, 1978.:

Seller ID: 9248


1st ed. Summarizes the work of experts from many fields. Pp. 284. Toning to pages. P/b. Illustd. cover. G. View more info

Discretion and Valour. Religious conditions in Russia and Eastern Europe.

By: BEESON, Trevor.:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Fontana Books. 1975.:

Seller ID: 5295


2nd.imp. "Communist theory holds that religion is the 'opium of the people', and as such is bound to die. This book is the first-ever comprehensive report of the religious situation." Pp. 348. page edges toned, name to fep and page 348. P/b, illustrated cover. VG. View more info

Alternative to War. An outline of the alternative practical method which must be adopted before war can be abolished.

By: BELL, R.G.:

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London: James Clarke. 1959.:

Seller ID: 18449


1st ed. Contents Include:- The Ineffectiveness of Both Miltarism and Pacifism: Active Non-Violent Resistance: The Fight against Evil Policies. Pp 83. Name to verso front cover. P/b. Spine faded. G+. View more info

Between Naivety and Hostility. Uncovering the best Christian responses to Islam in Britain.

By: BELL, Steve and CHAPMAN, Colin.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Milton Keynes: Authentic, 2011. 9781850789574:

Seller ID: 42362


"In the UK the tabloids often express the fears and anxieties of many people about the growing numbers and influence of Muslims in Britain. But should there be anything distinctive about the way Christians respond to these issues? While some demonize Muslims and Islam, others do not see anything to be concerned about. Is thee a middle way between these two extremes - a response that avoids both naivety and hostility?" Pp.xviii/316, owner's name to front free endp... View more info