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American Values, Religious Voices, Volume 2: Letters of Hope from People of Faith By Andrea Weiss (Editor), Lisa Weinberger (Editor) Cover Image
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Slowing Time: Seeing the Sacred Outside Your Kitchen Door By Barbara Mahany Cover Image
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NKJV Study Bible, Premium Calfskin Leather, Brown, Full-Color, Red Letter Edition, Indexed, Comfort Print: The Complete Resource for Studying God's Wo By Thomas Nelson Cover Image
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God is Change: Religious Practices and Ideologies in the Works of Octavia Butler By Aparajita Nanda (Editor), Shelby Crosby (Editor) Cover Image
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What the Mystics Know: Seven Pathways to Your Deeper Self By Richard Rohr Cover Image
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Letters to a Young Catholic By George Weigel Cover Image
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Zen and the Birds of Appetite By Thomas Merton Cover Image
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Reflections on a Life in Exile By J.F. Riordan Cover Image
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Ressourcement after Vatican II: Essays in Honor of Joseph Fessio, S.J. By Matthew Levering (Editor), Nicholas Healy, Jr (Editor) Cover Image
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William James: Writings 1902-1910 (LOA #38): The Varieties of Religious Experience / Pragmatism / A Pluralistic Universe / The Meaning of Truth / Some Problems of Philosophy / Essays (Library of America William James Edition #2) By William James Cover Image
Revive Your Heart: Putting Life in Perspective By Nouman Ali Khan Cover Image
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The Thorny Grace of It: And Other Essays for Imperfect Catholics By Brian Doyle Cover Image
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New Hope for American Art

                                               New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools. 

In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:

  • Daniel Garber
  • Edward Redfield
  • George Sotter
  • Arthur Meltzer
  • Robert Spencer
  • William Langson Lathrop
  • Kenneth Nunamaker
  • John Folinsbee
  • Henry Snell
  • William F. Taylor
  • Fern Coppedge
  • M. Elizabeth Price
  • Clarence Johnson
  • S. George Phillips
  • Rae Sloan Bredin
  • Walter Baum
  • Walter Schofield
  • Morgan Colt
  • Charles Rosen
  • Joseph Meierhans
  • Charles F. Ramsey
  • Louis Stone
  • Charles Evans
  • Josef Zenk

New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.