Wednesday, December 27, 2006

More books

With the hustle and bustle of Christmas now aside, I wanted to list some of the new books available for sale. There are more coming, but this list contains most of the liturgica. Other items will be more theology oriented.

Some are priced, some not. Email for details.

Christopher Dawson, The Crisis of Western Education (SC)

Christopher Dawson, Progress and Religion

Manual of the Holy Catholic Church (2 oversized HC)

Aquinas: The Three Greatest Prayers (Commentaries on Hail Mary, Our Father, Apostles Creed)

The Psalms: A Prayerbook (Latin-English)

A Newman Synthesis (HC)

John Henry Newman: Autobiographical Writings

John Henry Newman: The Uses of Knowledge (PB)

Newman and His Age, Dr. Sheridan Gilley

Blessed be God: A Complete Catholic Prayerbook

C.S Lewis, The Screwtape Letters (HC)

C.s. Lewis, The Problem of Pain (HC)

Communism and the Conscience of the West, Fulton J. Sheen

Sermons of the Cure d'Ars (Sermons of All Sundays and Feast days) (HC)

Dietrich von Hildebrand, The Sacred Heart: An Analysis of Human and Divine Affectivity (HC)

Dietrich von Hildebrand, Transformation in Christ: On the Christian Attitude of Mind (HC)

Msgr. Ronald Knox, Pastoral Sermons (HC)
Msgr. Ronald Knox, University and Anglican Sermons (HC)

Fulton J. Sheen, Philosophy of Religion (HC)

Philip Hughes, The Church in Crisis: A History of the General Councils (HC)

Louis Bouyer, Introduction to Spirituality (HC)

Frederick Faber, The Blessed Sacrament (HC, some water damage to cover)

Frederick Faber, At the Foot of the Cross: Or the Seven Sorrows of the BVM (HC)

Frederick Faber, Notes on Doctrinal and Spiritual Subjects (HC)

Frederick Faber, The Precious Blood (HC)

Cardinal Manning, The Eternal Priesthood (H)

Scott Hahn, The Lamb's Supper: The Mass as Heaven on Earth (HC)

Code of Canon Law (Latin-English CLSA edition)

Augustine: Earlier Writings (SC)

A Guide to the City of God, Marthinus Versfeld (HC)

St Anselm: The Basic Writings (SC)

On Loving God, St. Bernard of Clairvaux

St. Bernard of Clairvaux: The story of his life recorded in the Vita Prima Bernardi by certain of his contemporaries

The Law of Love: English Spirituality in the Age of Wyclif (SC, a compendium of primary sources)

The Sunday Sermons of the Great Fathers (3 vols of 4, some in better shape than others)

The Book of Ceremonies, O'Connell

Dom Columba Marmion: numerous titles

Butler's Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs and other Saints (4 vols, HC; oversized, gilt deep green cover; beautiful illumination style full page plates of saints through the year. THE edition of the Lives.) (Pictures upon request)

Butler's Lives of the Saints (and oversized, HC, condensed, coffee-table version of the Lives, including, as a great feature, huge plates of illumination style portrayals of a number of the saints, as well as others from the middle ages. Very, very nice. Pictures upon request.)

Saint Benedict: The Story of the Man and His Work, Abbot Justin McCann (SC)

The Roman Breviary - a complete in one volume English translation of the entire Breviarium Romanum, 1961, translated by Christine Mohrmann (English only). Still in pretty good shape, though some wear to the binding.

(As a reminder, I also have two copies of "Lauds, Vespers and Compline", which are also English only, but these only of the three primary offices. $50.00 each.)

Josef Jungmann, The Mass of the Roman Rite - 2 vols. complete. This is the Christian Classics softcover edition. $85.00.

(I also have a single volume available, I believe of volume one, which is the hardcover, but obviously incomplete. $50.00 for that one.)

The Raccolta: Official Edition - a very nice red hardcover, in very nice shape indeed. $40.00

Collectio Rituum - Latin/English, very good shape. From 1964. $45.00

Cardinal Reflections: Active Participation and the Liturgy ($8),

The Bible and the Liturgy by Jean Danielou

Liturgical Piety by Louis Bouyer and O'Connell's Book of Ceremonies.

Cistercian Studies Series

The Rule of the Master (HC)

Community and Abbot in the Rule of St. Benedict, vol.1 by Adalbert de Vogue (HC)

The Monastic theology of Aelred of Rievaulx (HC)

The Background of Citeaux (HC)

Eastern Christian Related:

Penthos: The Doctrine of Compunction in the Christian East, Irenee Hausherr (HC, DJ, Cistercian Studies Series)

Fathers of the Desert, Countess Hahn-Hahn, trans. E. Bowden (2 vols, HC, 1907, water damage to covers)

John Meyendorff, The Orthodox Church (HC)

John Meyendorff, Byzantine Theology (SC, SVS Press)

Thomas Hopko, etc., Women and the Priesthood

Studies in Eastern Christianity (Ukrainian Free University, 3 vols.)

A Treasury of Russian Spirituality, G.P. Fedotov (SC)

Behold the Beauty of the Lord: Praying with Icons, Henri J. Nouwen

The Monks of Athos, R.M. Dawkins (HC)


Christian Perfection and Contemplation (HC)


The English Madrigal, Edmund Fellowes (OUP, HC)

Philosophical Greek (HC)

Shakespeare's England: An Account of the Life and Manner's of His Age (2 vols, Oxford University Press)

A History of Israel, W.O.E Oesterley and Theodore Robinson (2 vols, HC, Oxford University Press; DJ)

An Apology for the Church of England, by John Jewel (early Anglican apologetic text; HC)

The Apostolic Ministry: Essays on the History and Doctrine of the Episopacy, ed. K.E. Kirk (Anglican oriented, includes Dom Gregory Dix essay; HC)

More recent articles:

For more articles, see the NLM archives: