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Missionary Work

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1 Digest of Acts and Decisions of the General Synod of the Reformed Church in the United States 
Philadelphia PA Reformed Church Publication Board 1902 1st Edition Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1902 General Synod report includes sections on : Reformed Church courts; Doctrine; Home and Foreign Missions; Sunday School Board; Education; and more. Book Condition : Good-; no text markings; binding loose but all pages intact; light age toning; bumping to spine ends and cover corners; some satins to covers. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Handbook of the Board of Home Missions of the Reformed Church in the United States 1928 
Philadelphia PA Reformed Church in the U.S. 1928 Soft cover Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Details domestic missions including outreach and congregational support for Japanese, Native American, Hungarian, and Czech churches. BookCondition : Good-; front cover separating from book; chipping and tearing to thin spine; text secured by saddle staples; rubbing and staining to covers; former owner's name in ink on front cover. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3 The Great Advance : The Story of the Forward Movement 1919-1926 
Philadelphia PA Reformed Church in the U.S. 1926 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
In the wake of the end of the First World War, the Reformed Church in the United States instituted a movement for the spiritual education and material relief. The history and objectives of the Forward Movement are detailed here, including the funding of numerous colleges. Also includes the separate staple-bound Financial Supplement. Book Condition : Good; occasional spotting to text pages, block, and covers; creasing of top right corner cover and most pages; shelf wear at top edge including chipping. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4 Let My Soul Make You Strong Baptiste, Jude
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Tono's Impressos 2004 2nd Edition Soft cover Very Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
"...a book of photographs, meditations, and testimonies shared with sugar cane cutters, immigrants, field workers, and viejos (long time residents in the plantation settlements) of the Dominican Republic." This book combines the author's work with stories from the residents and migrants and includes many b&w photos. A theme is that other's perseverance through struggles can strengthen one's faith and resolve. Book Condition : Very Good-; text unmarked; some rubbing to covers; waviness to spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 India and the Latin Captivity of the Church (Scottish Journal of Theology , Monograph Supplement) Boyd, Robin H. S.
London, England Cambridge University Press 1974 0521203716 / 9780521203715 Hardcover Very Good Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Subtitled "The Cultural Context of the Gospel". Argues that there is a unique Indian Christian Theology distinct from more traditional western Christian constructs particularly in terminology. Arguably this book is a forerunner to later ideas of a Liberation Theology. Book Condition : Very Good; former owner's name on front free end paper, no markings to text; a few spots ot text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good+; some discoloration around edges; shelfwear to edges and corners; corner clipped but price intact. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 Sacred Places, Civic Purposes: Should Government Help Faith-Based Charity? Dionne Jr., E.J. and Ming Hsu Chen
Washington DC Brookings Institution Press 2001 0815702590 / 9780815702597 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A collection of essays, across the political and religious spectrum, examining whether faith-based non-profits should receive government funds for services their organizations provide. Implications for religious freedom and the mixing of practical services with evangelism are some of the issues considered. Book Condition : New, in shrinkwrap. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Missionary Trails : The Story of Missions in the Evangelical Synod of North America, Evangelical Synod of North America. Mission Boards
7 Missionary Trails : The Story of Missions in the Evangelical Synod of North America Evangelical Synod of North America. Mission Boards
St. Louis, Missouri The Mission Boards, Evangelical Synod of North America 1934 Soft cover Good No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Tan paper covers with black and red illustration, no DJ. 95 pp. Numerous photo illustrations, many of them portraits and locations. Quite scarce. "To commemorate the anniversary year 1934. Home missions 1859-1934. Foreign missions 1884-1934." CONDITION: Good; Prior owner's stamp inside cover. Pages clean, lightly toned, cover has darker age toning. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Ecumenical Foundations: A History of The International Missionary Council and its Nineteenth-Century Background Hogg, William Richey
Eugene OR Wipf & Stock Publishers 2002 1592440142 / 9781592440146 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A history of the International Missionary Council and its role in developing an Ecumenical movement through shared cooperation in missionary work. Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal markings; price sticker on left bottom rear cover; small crease at bottom spine end. 
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9 James Huson Taylor: Pioneer Missionary of Inland China Hunnex, Gloria G.
Anderson IN Gospel Trumpet Co. 1925 Hardcover Fair No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Short biography of 19th century missionary to China written by the daughter of two of Taylor's colleagues, contains several b&w illustrations. Reading copy only. Book Condition : Fair; crayon marks to inside covers, free end papers, and title page; chipping/bumping to spine ends and cover corners; mild scuffing to cover; spotting to text block; occasional spots of foxing to text. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 THE CHRIST OF THE MOUNT Jones, E. Stanley
New York NY Abingdon Press 1931 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Good-, Ex-Church Library. 3rd printing. Noted Methodist missionary to India (and friend of Gandhi), Jones authored this work on the Sermon on the Mount as a practical "working philosophy of life" amid social and moral changes of the 20th century. Book Condition : Good-, Ex-Church Library; multiple rubber stamps to inside covers and end papers, author's name inside cover; no text marks, pencil mark to text block; light bumping to spine ends and cover corners; fading to spine. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 Kisare, a Mennonite of Kiseru: An Autobiography As Told to Joseph C Shenk Kisare, Z. Marwa
Salunga PA Eastern Mennonite Board of Missions and Charities 1984 0961336811 / 9780961336813 Soft cover Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Ex-Church Library. Autobiography of the first African Mennonite Bishop. Intended to show how missionary work comes full circle when someone who received the Word in that way goes on to become a missionary and leader to others in his community. Book Condition : Good-, Ex-Church Library; no text marks; curling and wear to cover edges and corners; light staining/age toning to covers; light creasing to inside front cover an some page tip creasing; rubber stamps inside front cover; slip and pocket inside rear cover. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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An African Education: The Social Revolution in Tanzania, Kurtz, Laura S.
12 An African Education: The Social Revolution in Tanzania Kurtz, Laura S.
New York Pageant-Poseidon Ltd 1972 First Edition Hardcover Good Plus Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A history of education in Tanzania, with special focus on the Arusha Declaration of 1967, by a Pennsylvania born educator. Hardback in dustjacket. 248 pages. Book Condition : Good +; Interior is clean, no tears or creases, no writing except name (of author's relative) on front free endpaper. Cover is clean with some light wear. Binding is tight. Dustjacket is worn, multiple chips and tears; glass ring spot; rubbing and creasing. 8vo - over 7" - 9" t all. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 When the East is in the West: Pacific Coast Sketches Madden, Maude
NewYork NY Fleming H. Revell Co. 1923 Hardcover Fair No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Written by a former Christian missionary in Japan, these vignettes detail domestic mission efforts among Japanese expatriates during the early 20th century. Includes incidents of of discrimination faced by Japanese-Americans. Book Condition : Fair; major scuffing to covers and spine; small tear exposing matting at top spine end; no text marks but occasional stains on pages; bumping to cover corners; former owner's names inside front cover and on front free end paper; light age toning inside covers; binding slightly relaxed but intact. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 The Planting and Development of Missionary Churches Nevius, John
Phillipsburg NJ Presbyterian & Reformed Publishing Company 1974 0875523463 / 9780875523460 4th Edition Soft cover Very Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Part of the Studies in the World Church and Missions series. Considered to be a classic title on missionary work, this work is Nevius' call for what he calls an indigenous church and influenced a generation missionaries in Korea and other countries. Book Condition : Very Good-; rubbing and scuffing to covers (especially rear); creasing, edge, and corner wear; no internal markings. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Grace Abounding: A History of the Ordination of Women in Japan Yamamoto, Kikuko (editor)
Sendai, Japan The Society of Women Clergy for Theological Studies in Japan 1999 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
English Edition. Part 1 surveys the history of female Christian clergy in Japan, from the arrival of foreign missionaries, the development of educational institutions, and the role of different denominations. Part 2 presents brief biographies of nine Japanese female ministers. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light curling to front cover edge. 
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