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Preaching During a Pandemic: The Rhetoric of the Black Preaching Tradition, Volume I By Kimberly P. Johnson (Editor), Wallis C. Baxter III (Editor), Andre E. Johnson (Editor) Cover Image
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The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism By Max Weber Cover Image
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Words With Power: Being A Second Study
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Undocumented Saints: The Politics of Migrating Devotions By William A. Calvo-Quirós Cover Image
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God's Gangs: Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery By Edward Orozco Flores Cover Image
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Strangers and Scapegoats: Extending God's Welcome to Those on the Margins By Matthew S. Vos Cover Image
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In This Place Called Prison: Women's Religious Life in the Shadow of Punishment By Rachel Ellis Cover Image
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El Desencantamiento del Mundo: Seis Estudios Sobre Max Weber (Sociologia) By Wolfgang Schluchter Cover Image
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Devoted to Death: Santa Muerte, the Skeleton Saint By R. Andrew Chesnut Cover Image
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God Optional Religion in Twentieth Century America: Quakers, Unitarians, Reconstructionist Jews, and the Crisis Over Theism By May Cover Image
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Slaves, Women Homosexuals: Exploring the Hermeneutics of Cultural Analysis By William J. Webb, Darrell L. Bock (Foreword by) Cover Image
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We Dance for the Virgen: Authenticity of Tradition in a San Antonio Matachines Troupe (Clayton Wheat Williams Texas Life Series #19) By Robert R. Botello Cover Image
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Situated on the main street of the historic Delaware Riverfront town of New Hope, Pennsylvania, Farley’s Bookshop and its knowledgeable, experienced staff have endeavored to satisfy the literary tastes of the area inhabitants for over fifty years. Whether you are Bucks County born-and-bred or just stopping by to enjoy the crisp river air and delightful scenery, you will be pleasantly surprised to find the largest and most diverse collection of books-in-print in Bucks County. Farley’s may have competition, but it has few peers. We encourage you to browse our website, but please remember that getting acquainted with our online persona is no substitute for exploring the narrow passageways and teeming shelves of our storefront and discovering that perfect book nestled amongst so many others.

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.