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The Conversion of Constantine and Pagan Rome.

By: ALFÖLDI, Andrew.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998. 0198143567:

Seller ID: 45679

ISBN: 0198143567

Translated by Harold Mattingly. "Shows the consequences of Constantine's conversion - his growing favour to the Christian Church, his turning from paganism,and, in the end, his deliberate intention of destroying pagan worship - and helps to realize the forces that rallied to the defence of the old religion, especially the senatorial aristocracy of Rome. In their battle against the all-powerful Emperor the pagans had to use mainly indirect means, and it is to the literature and art they called into service that we owe a great deal of our knowledge of antiquity." Pp.viii/140. Black clot... View more info

The Throne of the Fisherman. Built by the Carpenter's Son, the Root, the Bond, and the Crown of Christendom.

By: ALLIES, Thomas William.:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London: Burns & Oates,1887.:

Seller ID: 27394

Catholic papal history. Pp.28/555/16(ads), spotting to preliminaries. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. G+. View more info

Image for Darkness of the Dark Ages: Being Sketches of Church History From A.D.500 to the Time of the Reformation.

Darkness of the Dark Ages: Being Sketches of Church History From A.D.500 to the Time of the Reformation.


Price: £30.00

Publisher: London: G.Morrish, nd (c.1888). 0:

Seller ID: 35611

Includes chapters on: Union of the Eastern and Western Churches; Justinian Emperor; Benedict and Monasticism; Gregory the Great; Gregory and England; Mahomet; Charlemagne; The Worship of Images; Hildebrand, Gregory VII; The Crusades; The Inquisition; The Waldenses; Councils of the Church; Claims of Rome. Pp.viii/224/8(ads), black & white frontispiece illustration + 3 further black & white plates, endpapers browned, cracking to inner rear hinge. Bright blue decorated cloth, gilt title to front and spine, minor rubbing to edges. G+. View more info

Black Bartholomew's Day. Preaching, Polemic and Restoration Nonconformity.

By: APPLEBY, David J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2012. 9780719087806:

Seller ID: 45159

ISBN: 0719087805

"Explores the religious, political and cultural implications of a collision of highly charged polemic prompted by the mass ejection of Puritan ministers from the Church of England in 1662. ...This book centres on the departing ministers farewell sermons. Many of these valedictions, delivered by hundreds of dissenting preachers in the weeks before Bartholomew's Day, would be illegally printed and widely distributed, provoking a furious response from government officials, magistrates and bishops." Pp.xiv/255. Paperback. VG. View more info

The Apology of Aristides.


Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: James Nisbet & Co, 1893.:

Seller ID: 41898

A Lecture Delivered in Norwich Cathedral on 5th January 1893. Pp.51, some pages un-cut. Paperback, rubbed and dusty with publisher's label (File Copy) to front cover. G+.** "Having briefly spoken of the divine nature in the terms of Greek philosophy, Aristides proceeds to ask which of all the races of men will be at all partaken of the truth about God. Here we have the first attempt at a systematic comparison of ancient religions. For the purpose of his inquiry, he adopts an obvious threefold common vision into idolaters, Jews and Christians, Idolaters, or, as he here gently terms them in... View more info

Our Heritage.

By: BAILEY, Ronald A.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: Christian Colportage Ass. 1955.:

Seller ID: 17797

1st ed. "Retells, in plain words, the story of some of the men who, from the earliest days of Christianity in this country, kept the torch alight and handed it on to their successors". Pp 79. 5 b/w illustrations. P/b. Small tear to top of cover and slight fading. G+. View more info

The Penguin History of Christianity. Volumes 1 & 2.

By: BAINTON, Roland.:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Middx.: Penguin Books, 1967.:

Seller ID: 6090

Shortened ed. Traces the evolution of the Christian faith in all its forms. Pp. 229/9 (ads) Volume 1. Pp. 310/7 (ads) Volume 2. Illustd. throughout. P/b,edges of both volumes scuffed. G. View more info

The Reformation of the Sixteenth Century.

By: BAINTON, Roland.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Hodder & Stoughton. 1963.:

Seller ID: 23264

"A survey of the Reformation which is up to date in scholarship, pitched at the level of the educated layman and focused on the religious interests of the Reformation". Pp 276, discreet owners inkstamp to verso front cover, some b/w illustrations. P/b, creasing to spine, rubbing to spine and cover with small crease to cover. G+. View more info

The Quest for Full Assurance. The Legacy of Calvin and His Successors.

By: BEEKE, Joel R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: The Banner of Truth Trust, 1999. 0851517455:

Seller ID: 43997

ISBN: 0851517455

1st edition. "Against the background of the sixteenth-century Reformers (with special attention to Calvin), Beeke examines the theological development of personal assurance of faith in English Puritanism and its parallel movement in the Netherlands, the Dutch Second Reformation". Pp.xvi/395. Paperback. VG. View more info

Early Sources of English Unitarian Christianity.

By: BONET-MAURY, Gaston.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London: British & Foreign Unitarian Association, 1884.:

Seller ID: 44350

Revised by the author and translated from the French by Edward Potter Hall, with a preface by James Martineau. Pp.xvi/291, library bookplate to insidefront board,, occasional small library inkstamps throughout. Maroon cloth, gilt title to spine, rubbed patch to spine from old library sticker, edges rubbed. Good. View more info

Waymarks in Church History.

By: BRIGHT, William.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1894.:

Seller ID: 40254

1st edition. Chapters include: I. On the Study of Church HIstory; II. Gnosticism and St. Irenaeus; III. Ante-Nicene Sectarianism; IV. The Arian Controversy: Its Issues and its Lessons; V.The Episcopate of St Basil; VI. The Christological Controversy in the Fourth and Fifth Centuries; VII. Cyril of Alexandria;VIII. Pelagianism; IX. Papalism and Antiquity; X. The Clergy and Secular Employments; XI. An Appeal to Bede; XII. Archbishop Laud. Plus Appendices: A. Irenaeus on the Sacraments; B. The First Steps of the Arian Controversy; C. Arianism tending to Unitarianism; D. Semi-Arianism; E. Basil an... View more info

The Progress of the Jesuits (1556-79).

By: BRODRICK, James.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: Longmans, Green and Co.,1946.:

Seller ID: 3479

1st ed. Pp.8/331, frontis(death mask of St Francis Borgia). Red cloth, edges rubbed. G+. View more info

The English Church and the Papacy From the Conquest to the Reign of John.


Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1968.:

Seller ID: 26373

Rep. "With remarkable clearness, and an eye for essentials, Mr. Brooke analyses the complicated threefold relations of king, papacy and episcopate in the century and a half after the Conquest." Pp. 12/260, ex college library stamps to sub-title page, verso front board and title page, fep absent. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w has sunning to spine. G+/G+. View more info

Commonwealth England.

By: BROWN, John.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: National Council of Evangelical Free Churches, 1904.:

Seller ID: 40140

Eras of Nonconformity series Vol.VI. " Attempts to present some of the leading facts of the time, and the principles therein involved. Only such of these, indeed, as were mainly concerned with Church life and organisation." Pp.xi/148/4(ads for further publication), black & white portrait frontispiece of Oliver Cromwell, rubbed patch to front free endpaper. Green cloth, gilt title to front and spine, edges rubbed. G+. View more info

The Conversion of the Heptarchy.

By: BROWNE, Rev. C.F.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: SPCK, 1896.:

Seller ID: 31692

Seven Lectures given at St Pauls. History of the conversion of the development of Christianity in the seven ancient British kingdoms. Chapters include: 1.Northumbria; 2.Wessex; 3.East Anglia; 4.Mercia; 5.The East Saxons; 6.Sussex, and concluding remarks; 7.The Bewcastle Cross, and other Monuments. Pp.232/8(ads), 10 b/w illustrations. Blue cloth, gilt title to front and spine, edges rubbed. VG. View more info

Christians in Cumbria.

By: BURGESS, John and others.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cumbria: ISBN, 1982.:

Seller ID: 4535

1st ed. Pub. to commemorate the 850th anniversary of founding of the Diocese of Carlisle in1133. Pp. 62, illust. throughout. P/b.Illust. cover. VG. View more info

Early Christianity Outside the Roman Empire.


Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cambridge: University Press, 1899.:

Seller ID: 33108

Two lectures delivered at Trinity College, Dublin. Pp.89, pencil notations and underlining throughout, owner's label to front pastedown. Blue cloth, gilt title to front and spine, spine slightly dulled. G+. View more info

The Early Church and the World.

By: CADOUX, Cecil John.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1925.:

Seller ID: 40146

A History of the Christian Attitude to Pagan Society and the State Down to the Time of Constantinus. 1st edition. "The purpose of the following pages is to describe and briefly to discuss the attitude of Jesus and his followers - in the period preceding the Constantinian settlement - towards the non-Christian society around them, more particularly in its political aspect." Pp.lii/675/4(ads), owner's names to front free endpaper, crack to inner hinge at title page but binding still tight. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine, wear to top of spine, rubbed marks to spine. G+. View more info

The Life and Times of John Kettlewell with Details of the History of the Nonjurors.

By: CARTER, T.T. (editor).

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London: Longmans, Green, & Co, 1895.:

Seller ID: 43008

1st edition. Pp.xxiv/273, black & white portrait frontispiece, toning to inner endpapers. Maroon cloth, gilt title to spine, edges rubbed. Scarce. G+. **John Kettlewell (1653–1695) was an English clergyman, nonjuror and devotional writer. He is now known for his arguments against William Sherlock, who had justified the change of monarch of 1688-9 and his own switch of sides in The Case of the Allegiance. According to J. P. Kenyon, Kettlewell's reply made a case "with which conformist Anglicans could only agree, because it was spiritual, while Sherlock's was resolutely aspiritual". ... View more info

The Early Church.

By: CHADWICK, Henry.

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1987. 0140205020:

Seller ID: 8566

ISBN: 0140205020

Pelican History of the Church.I.. The story of emergent Christianity from the apostolic age to the foundation of the Church of Rome. Pp.304, slight toning to pages. Paperback. VG. View more info