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Holmes, John Haynes 1879-1964

Overview
Works: 649 works in 1,091 publications in 2 languages and 9,034 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  Personal correspondence  History  Drama  Fiction  Lectures  Poetry  Speeches  Bibliographies  Controversial literature 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Correspondent, Speaker, wpr
Classifications: BT301, 232.9
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Most widely held works by John Haynes Holmes
The life of Jesus by Ernest Renan( Book )

4 editions published between 1927 and 1955 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic work, renowned rationalist and scholar of religion Ernest Renan is the first biographer of Jesus to present him as entirely human. Renan describes Jesus as a popular religious leader and self-proclaimed Messiah who increasingly advocated the overthrow of Roman rule and the establishment of a theocracy
New wars for old, being a statement of radical pacifism in terms of force versus non-resistance, with special reference to the facts and problems of the great war by John Haynes Holmes( Book )

18 editions published between 1916 and 2015 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The material in this book has been used many times during the pastyear, in sermons and addresses. Three of the chapters ... have previously appeared as separate pamphlets ... The sections in chapter v on Isaiah and Jesus have been published as separate essays in "The Christian register' and "The north American review' respectively."--Pref. Bibliography: p. 351-354
Through Gentile eyes; a plea for tolerance and good will by John Haynes Holmes( Book )

7 editions published between 1938 and 1940 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gandhi's letters to a disciple by Gandhi( Book )

7 editions published between 1950 and 1951 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 351 letters written by Gandhi from 1924-1948 to Mira (formerly Madeleine Slade), an English woman who abandoned her comfortable upper middle class life and went to India where she became a devoted follower, a "daughter" of Gandhi's
Marriage and divorce by John Haynes Holmes( )

8 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The revolutionary function of the modern Church by John Haynes Holmes( Book )

10 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The affirmation of immortality by John Haynes Holmes( Book )

8 editions published between 1946 and 1947 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My Gandhi by John Haynes Holmes( Book )

18 editions published between 1953 and 1954 in English and Undetermined and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Palestine to-day and to-morrow : a Gentile's survey of Zionism by John Haynes Holmes( Book )

17 editions published between 1929 and 1977 in English and German and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion for to-day, various interpretations of the thought and practise of the new religion of our time by John Haynes Holmes( Book )

8 editions published between 1917 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If this be treason; a play in three acts and seven scenes by John Haynes Holmes( Book )

3 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New churches for old; a plea for community religion by John Haynes HOLMES( Book )

8 editions published between 1922 and 1923 in English and Undetermined and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rethinking religion by John Haynes Holmes( Book )

3 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and letters of Robert Collyer, 1823-1912 by John Haynes Holmes( Book )

4 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of darkness by John Haynes Holmes( Book )

6 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected hymns by John Haynes Holmes( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second Christmas, and other stories by John Haynes Holmes( Book )

2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New wars for old. With a new introd. for the Garland ed. by Charles Chatfield by John Haynes Holmes( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heart of Scott's poetry by Walter Scott( Book )

9 editions published between 1932 and 1977 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clear grit; a collection of lectures, addresses and poems by Robert Collyer( )

5 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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New wars for old, being a statement of radical pacifism in terms of force versus non-resistance, with special reference to the facts and problems of the great war
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Religion for to-day, various interpretations of the thought and practise of the new religion of our time
Alternative Names
Haynes Holmes, John 1879-1964

Holmes, John H. 1879-1964

John Haynes Holmes American activist and minister

John Haynes Holmes Amerikaans religieus dienaar (1879-1964)

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Languages
English (188)

German (2)