James Hurley, Books: Religion
found: 12 books

 
FARQUHAR, J.N.
Modern Religious Movements in India
Delhi, Munshiram Manoharlal. 1967. Hardcover. Book, First Indian Edition. xiv, 471pp, frontis portrait plus 23 portraits on 11 plates, 1 plan, appendix, glossary, index. 8vo/22cm. Blue cloth gilt, light wear, in price clipped and slightly edgeworn dj with few small closed edge tears, internally clean, tight and very good. VG+/G+. A classic study about the fresh religious movements which appeared in India since the effective introduction of Western influence. By a liberal missionary with much experence in India. Based on his Lamson Lectures of 1913 at the Hartford Theological Seminary. Originally published in 1915 and only recently superceded by Kenneth Jones's, Socio-Religious Movements in British India (Cambridge, 1990). Derbyshire 365. Very Good.
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Book number: 001504
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Catalogue: India-religion
Keywords: India Religion Hinduism Lamson Fund and Lectures Hartford Theological Seminary J Farquhar Reform Movements Western Influence History Horow

 
HARES, W.P.
The Teaching and Practice of the Church of Rome in India Examined by Reverend W.P. Hares, B.A., C.M.S. Missionary, Gojra, Panjab,...Examining Chaplain to the Lord Bishop of Lahore
Lahore, Revd. Canon W.P. Hares. 1928. Soft cover. Book, N.d. (ca.1928?). Second Edition. [ii], ii, vi,416pp. 12mo/18cm. Printed card wrappers, light wear, internally fine. A scholarly sounding volume by a C.M.S. missionary 'downing' one of the main opposition churches, the Roman Catholics. Rev. Walter Pullis Hares (1877- ) was a long-time missionary in the Lahore area and had published several books on the Punjabi language. Fine.
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Book number: 003851
USD 18.57 [Appr.: EURO 16 | £UK 14.5 | JP¥ 2077]
Catalogue: India-religion
Keywords: India Religion Western Churches Roman Catholic Church Theology Horow

 
HOFFMANN, HELMUT
The Religions of Tibet. Translated by Edward Fitzgerald
London, George Allen & Unwin Limited. 1961. Hardcover. Book, First British Edition. (Translated from Die Religionen Tibets, 1956). 199pp, 15 illustrations from b/w photographs, bibliography, index. Brown cloth silver, shelf wear only, in protected lightly rubbed dj, internally fine. NF/VG. This book emphasizes the Bon religion, the development of Buddhism in India, its arrival in Tibet and the religious struggles of the 8th and 9th centuries. Helmut Hoffmann (1912- ) was Professor of Indology at the Technical University of Munich and a noted authority on Tibet. Pinfold 301; Yakushi H216b. Fine.
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Book number: 003111
USD 43.99 [Appr.: EURO 38 | £UK 34 | JP¥ 4920]
Catalogue: Tibet--Religion
Keywords: Tibet Religion Bon Buddhism Lamaist Sects History Tantric Deities Tsong-Kha-Pa Reformation Dalai Lama

 
KENNEDY, WILLIAM BEAN
The Shaping of Protestant Tradition: An Interpretation of the Sunday School and the Development of Protestant Educational Strategy in the United States 1789-1860
New York, Association Press and YMCA National Board. 1966. Soft cover. Book, Monographs in Christian Education No 4. Introduction by C. Ellis Nelson, Series Editor. 93pp, selected bibliography. 8vo/21.5cm. Printed wrappers, light soil and edgewear, internally fine. William Bean Kennedy (1926-2006), was a southern Presbyterian educator who ended his long teaching career as Skinner and McAlpin Professor of Practical Theology at Union Theological Seminary in New York. Fine.
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Book number: 003571
USD 9.78 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1094]
Catalogue: Religion
Keywords: Protestantism in U.S. Sunday Schools Protestant Educational Strategy Monographs in Christian Education Series

 
KITAGAWA, JOSEPH M.
Religions of the East
Philadelphia, The Westmister Press. 1960. Hardcover. Book, 319pp, bibliography, subject and author indexes. 8vo/21cm. Pictorial tan cloth, slightly soiled, light foxing of foreedge, otherwise internally fine. Joseph Mitsuo Kitagawa (1915- ) was a professor of religion at the University of Chicago. Fine.
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Book number: 002739
USD 11.73 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 | £UK 9.25 | JP¥ 1312]
Catalogue: Religion
Keywords: Religions Asia Chinese Hinduism India Buddhism Islam Bibliography

 
DAVID-NEEL, ALEXANDRA
Magic and Mystery in Tibet. Introduction by Aaron Sussman
New Hyde Park, NY, University Books. 1965. Hardcover. Book, Fourth Printing (1956) of New Edition with Preface by Author (1931). xv, 320pp, Author's 1965 Preface, Introduction by Sussman. Tall 8vo/24cm. Green cloth gilt, light edgewear, in protected, edgeworn and slightly chipped dj, prior owner name on ffep, otherwise clean, tight and very good. Stories about Tibet and some of the unusual events experienced by the first woman traveller to reach Lhasa. Alexandra David-Neel (1868-1969) was a French traveller, mystic and practicing Buddhist who wrote a number of books about her experiences in and around Tibet. She was a controversial person partly because of her enigmatic portraits of herself. The Briitish Indian Government kept a confidential file on her. Lawrence Durrell called her, "The most astonishing person in the world." Pinfold 88; Yakushi (1984 editon) D46c. Very Good.
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Book number: 003491
USD 24.44 [Appr.: EURO 21 | £UK 19 | JP¥ 2734]
Catalogue: Tibet--Religion
Keywords: Travel Travel and Description Religion Buddhism Lamaism Psychi Phenomena Mystical Theories Aaron Sussman

 
OTANI, AYAKO
My Journey to India That Gives Spiritual Answers
Sivakasi, India, Printed by Sakthi Fine Art Printers. 2003. Soft cover. Book, First Edition. [ii], iii, [v], 57pp, 2 color illustrations on endpapers, Preface by author. 8vo/21cm. Illustrated card-stock wrappers, near fine, few check marks and underlining in Preface, otherwise internally fine. The author Ayako Otani (1934- ) is an architect born in Japan who has been living in Sri Lanka and India for much of the last twenty years. A journey of spiritual seeking. Fine.
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Book number: 004352
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Catalogue: India-religion
Keywords: Religion Spiritual Awakening India Biography Missionary Japan

 
ROSS, E. DENISON, IMPERIAL RECORD DEPARTMENT
An Alphabetical List of the Feasts and Holidays of the Hindus and Muhammadans
Charleston, S.C. Bibliobazaar LLC. 1968. Soft cover. Book, Recent reprint.of 1914 original published by the Superintendent of Government Printing, India, Calcutta. viii, 120, [i] pp. 8vo/22.5cm. Glossy card-stock wrappers. As new except for a helf inch check mark on page 31. A useful guide even though a bit dated. E. Denison Ross ( 1871-1940) was a prominent British orientalist who after serving in India became Professor of Persian at University College London and then first Director of the School of Oriental Studies, later known as SOAS. Very Good.
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Book number: 004320
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Catalogue: India-religion
Keywords: India Religious Feasts and Festivals of Hindu & Muslim Holidays

 
TIWARI, KEDAR NATH
Comparative Religion
Delhi, Motilal Banarsidass. 1992. (ISBN: 8120802934) Soft cover. Book, 4th Printing (1983). xii, 225pp, Foreword, Preface. 8vo/22cm. Card-stock wrappers, minor surface glitch on front panel, otherwise externally and internally very good. A text meant for graduate students of Indian universities. Dr. Tewari appears to have been on the faculty of Magadh University in Bodh Gaya at the time of writing. Very Good.
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Book number: 004928
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Catalogue: Religion
Keywords: 8120802934 Comparative Religion India Buddhism Hinduism Jainism Islam Christianity Sikhism Zoroastrianism Jusaism

 
VAUGHAN, JAMES
The Trident, The Crescent and The Cross: A View of the Religious History of India During the Hindu, Buddhist, Mohammedan and Christian Periods
London, Longrams, Green and Co. 1876. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. xix, 344 + 24 list pp, appendix, index. 8vo/23cm. Maroon cloth gilt, few insect holes, front hinge paper beginning crack, otherwise clean, tight and very good. An interpretation of the religious history of India. Reverend James Vaughan had spent nineteen years as a C.M.S. missionary in Calcutta. Very Good.
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Book number: 002463
USD 43.99 [Appr.: EURO 38 | £UK 34 | JP¥ 4920]
Catalogue: India-religion
Keywords: India Religion Hindu Buddhist Muslim & Christian Periods History Western Missionary Viewpoint and Efforts

 
VIVEKANANDA, SWAMI
Chicago Addresses
Calcutta, Advaita Ashrama. 1961. Hardcover. Book, Thirteenth Impression. [ii], 45 + [i] list pp, frontis portrait, speeches of 11, 15, 19, 20, 26 and 27 September 1893. 24mo/13.5cm. Blank boards in pictorial dj, light soil, short closed tear at tail of spine, stamp of Ramakrishna Vedanta Centre on both free end papers, otherwise internally fine. Swami Vivekananda, born as Naredranath Datta, (1863-1902) founder of the Ramakrishna Math and the Vedanta Society, is popularly alleged to have 'brought Hinduism to the West' in these addresses. Fine.
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Book number: 002995
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Catalogue: Religion
Keywords: Hindurism World Parliament of Religions at Chicago 1893 Horow

 
WINSLOW, J.C.
The Indian Mystic: Some Thoughts on India's Contribution to Christianity
London, Student Christian Movement Press. 1927. Soft cover. Book, Second Edition (1926). 71, [i] list pp. Introduction-Christus Consummator, The Soul of India, Bhakti or the Way of Devotion, Sannyas or the Way of Renunciation, Yoga or the Way of Discipline, Epilogue-Christus Consummandus. 12mo/18.5cm. Printed wrappers, slightly chipped, signature of R. Sirajid Din on front panel which is loose, signed presentation inscription on half title--"[I?]anula Sarajiddin/a remembrance of/Kinnaird School Jubilee/Feb 22-25 1929/from Emily Kinnaird", some marginal and under lining, otherwise very good. Association copy. The Kinnaird School in Lahore was the oldest girls' school in Pakistan having been founded in 1864. It became the Kinnaird Academy in 1996. The name came from a titled Scottish family which helped support it. Lady Emily Kinnaird appears to have been a person of some substance from a Google reference indicating she called on Gandhi in 1940 to adopt Chistianity. The author, Jack Copley Winslow, wrote a number of books on Christianity in India between 1923 and 1968, one with Verrier Elwin. Very Good.
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Book number: 002499
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Catalogue: India-religion
Keywords: India Religion Christianity Mysticism Emily Kinnaird School Jubilee Lahore Association Copy

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