HARPER TORCHBOOKS (HARPER & ROW)
Series Note: The Harper Torchbooks is a paperback series of serious non-fiction books on religion, philosophy, history, economics, sociology, literature, politics, science, and more.
These books, written by some of the best scholars in their fields, were set texts in university courses for several decades.
Certain titles in this series are also assigned to "Libraries" (perhaps one could call them subseries). These Libraries include: The Academy Library, The Bollingen Library, The Cathedral Library, The Cloister Library, The Temple Library, and The University Library.
Credit: Mr. John Mellman has supplied much of the list given below along with background information about the series.
Serial Number / Title / Author
TB1. A Life of Jesus - Edgar J. Goodspeed
TB2. A Guide to Understanding the Bible, the Development of Ideas Within the Old and New Testaments - Harry Emerson Fosdick
TB3. Christ and Culture - H. Richard Niebuhr
TB4. Purity of Heart is to Will One Thing: Spiritual Preparation for the Office of Confession - Søren Kierkegaard. Translated from the Danish with an introductory essay by Douglas V. Steere.
TB5. Christian Beginnings. Parts I and II. - Morton Scott Enslin
TB6. The Literature of the Christian Movement. Part III of Christian Beginnings. - Morton Scott Enslin
TB7. The Core of the Bible - Austin Farrer
TB8. Meister Eckhart, a Modern Translation - Eckhart, Meister / Raymond Bernard Blakney
TB9. Interpretations of Poetry and Religion - George Santayana
TB10. Worship - Evelyn Underhill
TB11. The Essence of Christianity - Ludwig Feuerbach / Rogers D. Spotswood Collection
TB12. Eclipse of God: Studies in the Relation Between Religion and Philosophy - Martin Buber
TB13. The Word of God and the Word of Man - Karl Barth
TB14. The Beginning and the End - Nicolas Berdyaev
TB15. Paul: A Study in Social and Religious History - Adolf Deissmann
TB16. Christian Faith and Natural Science - Karl Heim
TB17. What is Christianity? - Adolf von Harnack / T Bailey Saunders / Rudolf Bultmann
TB18. The Influence of Greek Ideas on Christianity - Edwin Hatch
TB19. Erasmus and the Age of Reformation: with a Selection from the Letters of Erasmus - Johan Huizinga / Rogers D. Spotswood Collection
TB20. From Religion to Philosophy: A Study in the Origins of Western Speculation - Francis Macdonald Cornford
TB21. Spiritual Problems in Contemporary Literature - Stanley Romaine Hopper / Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Institute for Religious and Social Studies.
TB22. The Rise of Puritanism: or, The Way to the New Jerusalem as Set Forth in Pulpit and Press from Thomas Cartwright to John Lilburne and John Milton, 1570-1643 - William Haller
TB23. Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion based on Psychology and History - Auguste Sabatier
TB24. Winds of Doctrine; and Platonism and the Spiritual Life - George Santayana
TB25. Medieval Faith and Symbolism (Part I of Art and the Reformation) - G. G. Coulton
TB26. The Fate of Medieval Art in the Renaissance and Reformation (Part II of Art and the Reformation) - G. G. Coulton
TB27. Moses: The Revelation and the Covenant - Martin Buber
TB28. Existentialism and the Modern Predicament - F. H. Heinemann
TB29. The Religious Aspect of Philosophy: A Critique of the Bases of Conduct and of Faith - Josiah Royce
TB30. The Travail of Religious Liberty - Roland H Bainton
TB31. From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe - Alexander Koyré
TB32. Edifying Discourses: A Selection - Søren Kierkegaard
TB33. Primitive Culture. 1. The Origins of Culture - Edward Burnett Tylor. With an introduction by Paul Radin.
TB34. Primitive Culture. 2. Religion in Primitive Culture - Edward Burnett Tylor. With an introduction by Paul Radin.
TB35. An Augustine Synthesis - St Augustine, Bishop of Hippo. Arranged by Erich Przywara, S.I.
TB36. On Religion: Speeches to its Cultured Despisers - Friedrich Schleiermacher. Translated by John Oman. Introduction by Rudolf Otto.
TB37. The End of the Roman Empire: The Barbarian Conquest and the Transition to the Middle Ages: A. D. 439-565. - Edmund Gibbon. Edited by
J B Bury.
TB38. A History of Philosophy: Vol. I, Greek, Roman, and Medieval - Wilhelm Windelband. Translated by James H. Tufts.
TB39. A History of Philosophy: Vol. II , Renaissance, Enlightenment and Modern - Wilhelm Windelband. Translated by James H. Tufts.
TB40. The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy. Vol. I: The State as a Work of Art; The Development of the Individual; The Revival of Antiquity - Jacob Burckhardt
TB41G. The Civilization of the Renaisance in Italy: Volume II: The Discovery of the World and of Man. Society and Festivals. Morality and Religion. - Jacob Burckhardt
TB42. Dynamics of Faith - Paul Tillich
TB43. The Authority of the Bible - C. H. Dodd
TB44. The Gothic Image: Religious Art in France of the Thirteenth Century - Emile Mâle
TB45. On Creativity and the Unconscious (Papers on Applied Psycho-analysis). Selected, with an introduction and annotations by Benjamin Nelson.
TB46. The Triumph of Christendom in the Roman Empire - Edward Gibbon
TB47. Cross-Currents in 17th Century English Literature: The World, the Flesh, and the Spirit, their Actions and Reactions - Sir Herbert John Clifford Grierson
TB48. The Emergence of Christian Culture in the West: The Classical Heritage of the Middle Ages - Henry Osborn Taylor
TB49. The Kingdom of God in America - H. Richard Niebuhr
TB50. Cosmos and History: The Myth of the Eternal Return - Mircea Eliade
TB51. Genesis and Geology: A Study in the Relations of Scientific Thought, Natural Theology, and Social Opinion in Great Britain, 1790-1850 - Charles Coulston Gillispie
TB52. The Journals of Kierkegaard. Edited and with an introduction by Alexander Dru.
TB53. Earliest Christianity: A History of the Period A.D. 30-150. Vol. I. - Johannes Weiss.
TB54. Earliest Christianity: A History of the Period A.D. 30-150. Vol. II. - Johannes Weiss.
TB55. Religion in Greece and Rome - T. J. Rose.
TB56. Dogmatics in Outline - Karl Barth.
TB57. Development of Religion and Thought in Ancient Egypt - J. H. Breasted.
TB58. Buddhism: Its Essence and Development - Edward Conze
TB59. Transcendentalism in New England - Octavius Brooks Frothingham
TB60. The Devils of Loudun - Aldous Huxley.
TB61. The Destiny of Man - Nicolas Berdyaev.
TB62. Mohammed: The Man and his Faith - Tor Andrae.
TB63. Confucius and the Chinese Way - H. G. Creel.
TB64. Martin Buber: The Life of Dialogue - Maurice S. Friedman.
TB65. Jesus and the Origins of Christianity. Vol. I: Prolegomena to the Life of Jesus - Maurice Goguel.
TB66. Jesus and the Origins of Christianity. Vol. II: The Life of Jesus - Maurice Goguel.
TB67. Religion Within the Limits of Reason Alone - Immanuel Kant.
TB68. The Golden Sequence: A Fourfold Study of the Spiritual Life - Evelyn Underhill.
TB69. Hebrew Origins - Theophile James Meek.
TB70. The Russian Religious Mind: Kievan Christianity, the Tenth to the Thirteenth Centuries - Georgij P Fedotov.
TB71. The Social Teaching of the Christian Churches. Vol. 1. - Ernst Troeltsch.
TB72. The Social Teaching of the Christian Churches. Vol. 2. - Ernst Troeltsch.
TB73. The Prophetic Faith - Martin Buber.
TB74. The Great Roman-Jewish War: A. D. 66-70 (De Bello Judaico), including the Life of Josephus - Flavius Josephus.
TB75. Two Types of Faith: A Study of the Interpenetration of Judaism and Christianity - Martin Buber.
TB76. Medieval Philosophy - F. C. Coppleston
TB77. Ancient Egyptian Religion - Henri Frankfort
TB78. Greek Folk Religion - Martin P. Nilsson. With a foreword to the Torchbook edition by Arthur Darby Nock.
TB79. On Christianity: Early Theological Writings - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
TB80. Kerygma and Myth: A Theological Debate by Rudolf Bultmann and Five Critics. Edited by Hans Werner Bartsch.
TB81. The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion - Mircea Eliade
TB82. Pascal: The Emergence of Genius - Émile Cailliet
TB83. The Phenomenon of Man - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
TB84. The Dead Sea Scrolls: An Introduction - R. K. Harrison
TB85. Documents from Old Testament Times - D. Winton Thomas, ed.
TB86. The New Testament Background: Selected Documents. Edited, with Introductions, by C. K. Barrett
TB87. The Exploration of the Inner World: A Study of Mental Disorder and Religious Experience - Anton T Boisen
TB88. The Point of View for My Work as an Author: A Report to History, and Related Writings - Søren Kierkegaard. Edited with a preface by Benjamin Nelson.
TB89. Kierkegaard. Vol. 1. - Walter Lowrie
TB90. Kierkegaard. Vol. 2. - Walter Lowrie
TB91. History and Eschatology: The Presence of Eternity - Rudolf Bultmann
TB92. The Mission and Expansion of Christianity in the First Three Centuries - Adolf von Harnack. Translated and edited by James Moffatt.
TB93. Protestant Thought before Kant - Arthur Cushman McGiffert
TB94. The Present Age and Of the Difference Between a Genius and an Apostle - Søren Kierkegaard
TB95. Church Dogmatics: A Selection - Karl Barth. Selected and with an Introduction by Helmut Gollwitzer. Translated and edited by Geoffrey William Bromiley.
TB96. Form Criticism: Two Essays on New Testament Research - Rudolf Butmann & Karl Kundsin. Translated by Frederick C. Grant.
TB97. Homo Viator: Introduction to a Metaphysic of Hope - Gabriel Marcel
TB98. The Great Tradition of the American Churches - Wintrop Hudson
TB99. Literature and Theology in Colonial New England - Kenneth B. Murdock
TB100. Religion in Essence and Manifestation: A Study in Phenomenology. Vol. One. - G. Van Der Leeuw
TB101. Religion in Essence and Manifestation: A Study in Phenomenology. Vol. Two - G. Van der Leeuw.
TB102. The Biblical Period from Abraham to Ezra: An Historical Survey. - W. F. Albright.
TB103. Pointing the Way: Collected Essays. Edited and Translated with an Introduction by Maurice S. Friedman. - Martin Buber.
TB104. St. Paul - Arthur Darby Nock.
TB105. Lectures on Ethics - Immanuel Kant.
TB106. Religious Conceptions of the Stone Age and Their Influence on European Thought - Gertrude Rachael Levy. Introduction by Henri Frankfort. [Title of the original edition: The Gate of Horn.]
TB107. Growth of the Old Testament - H. H. [Harold Henry] Rowley.
TB108. The Christian Faith. Vol. I. - Friedrich Schleiermacher. Introduction by Richard R. Niebuhr.
TB109. The Christian Faith. Vol. II. - Friedrich Schleiermacher. Introduction by Richard R. Niebuhr.
TB110. The Doctrine of Virtue. Part II of The Metaphysic of Morals. - Immanuel Kant. Translation with an Introduction and Notes by Mary J. Gregor . Foreword by H. J. Paton.
TB111. Early Gentile Christianity and its Hellenistic Background - Arthur Darby Nock.
TB112. The Poverty of Historicism - Karl Popper.
TB113. Buddhist Texts Through the Ages. Translated from Pali, Sanskrit, Chinese, Tibetan, Japanese, and Apabhramsa. Edited by Edward Conze in collaboraton with I. B. Horner, D. Snellgrove [and] A. Waley.
TB114. The Upanishads - A one-volume abridgment translated and edited by Swami Nikhilananda.
TB115. The Bhagavad Gita. Translated and Interpreted by Franklin Edgerton.
TB116. The Racial Problem in Christian Perspective - Kyle Haselden.
TB117. Repetition: An Essay in Experimental Psychology - Søren Kierkegaard. Translated with Introduction and Notes by Walter Lowrie, Rector of the American Church, Rome.
TB118. Cornerstones of Religious Freedom in America - Joseph L. Blau.
TB119. Buddha and the Gospel of Buddhism - Ananda K. Coomaraswamy. Illustrated.
TB120. Luther's Progress to the Diet of Worms - Gordon Rupp.
TB121. Makers of the Christian Tradition from Alfred the Great to Schleiermacher - John T. McNeill.
TB122. Works of Love: Some Christian Reflections in the Form of Discourses - Søren Kierkegaard. Edited by Howard V Hong;, Edna H Hong and Ronald Gregor Smith.
TB123. Religion from Tolstoy to Camus. Selected and Introduced by Walter Kaufmann. "Basic Writings on Religion, Truth and Morals. A Companion Volume from Dostoyevsky to Sartre."
TB124. Art in the Early Church - Walter Lowrie.
TB125. An Existentialist Theology: A Comparison of Heidegger and Bultmann - John Macquarrie.
TB126. A History of the Cure of Souls - John T. McNeill.
TB127. Archaeology and the Old Testament World - John Gray.
TB128. A Concise History of Israel From the Earliest Times to the Destruction of the Temple in A.D. 70 - Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich. Translated by James Barr.
TB129. Faith and Ethics: The Theology of H. Richard Niebuhr - Paul Ramsey, ed.
TB130. Christian Existentialism: A Berdayev Synthesis. Selected and Translated by Donald A. Lowrie. - Nicolai Berdayaev.
TB131. Christendom: A Short History of Christianity and Its Impact on Western Civilization. Vol. I. From the Birth of Christ to the Reformation. - Roland H. Bainton.
TB132. Christendom: A Short History of Christianity and Its Impact on Western Civilization: Vol. II: From the Reformation to the Present. - Roland H. Bainton.
TB133. The Way of Israel: Biblical Faith and Ethics - James Muilenburg.
TB134. The Scope of Demythologizing: Bultmann and His Critics - John Macquarrie.
TB135. The Knowledge of Man: A Philosophy of the Interhuman - Martin Buber. Edited with an Introduction by Maurice Friedman. Translated by Maurice Friedman and Ronald Gregor Smith.
TB136. Gnosticism and Early Christianity - Robert M. Grant. Revised edition.
TB137. The Vision of God the Christian Doctrine of the Summum Bonum - K. E. Kirk.
TB138. Historical Geography of Holy Land - George Adam Smith. Introduction by H. H. Rowley.
TB139. On Authority and Revelation: The Book on Adler, or a Cycle of Ethico-Religious Essays - Søren Kierkegaard. Introduction by Frederick Sontag. Translated and edited by Walter Lowrie.
TB140. Psyche: The Cult of Souls and Belief in Immortality Among the Greeks. Vol. I. - Erwin Rohde. Introduction by W. C. K. Guthrie.
Contents: Homer - Islands of the Blest - Cave Deities - Heroes - The Cult of Souls - The Eleusinian Mysteries - Ideas of the Future Life.
TB141. Psyche: The Cult of Souls and Belief in Immortality Among the Greeks. Vol. II - Erwin Rohde. Introduction by W. C. K. Guthrie.
Contents: Origins of the Belief in Immortality - Dionysiac Religion in Greece - The Orphics - The Philosophers - The Lay Authors - Plato - The Later Age of the Greek World.
TB142. Morality and Beyond - Paul Tillich.
TB143. The Christian Future or the Modern World Outrun - Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy. Introduction by Harold Stahmer.
TB144. The Law and the Prophets: A Study of the Meaning of the Old Testament - Walther Zimmerli. The James Sprunt lectures, 1963.
TB145. Crisis in the Life of an Actress and Other Essays on Drama - Søren Kierkegaard. Translated with an Introduction by Stephen Crites.
TB146. Paul and Rabbinic Judaism: Some Rabbinic Elements in Pauline Theology - W. D. Davies. Revised edition.
TB147. Swedish Contributions to Modern Theology - Nels F. S. Ferre. New chapter by William A. Johnson.
TB148. Pastoral Care in Historical Perspective - William A. Clebsch and Charles R. Jaeckle.
TB149. Idea of Reform: Its Impact on Christian Thought and Action in the Age of the Fathers - Gerhart B. Ladner.
TB251. The Bultmann School of Biblical Interpretation: New Directions? - James M. Robinson. Edited by Robert W. Funk.
TB252. Translating Theology into the Modern Age: Historical, Systematic and Pastoral Reflections on the Theology and the Church in the Contemporary Situation - Rudolf Bultmann.
TB253. Distinctive Protestant and Catholic Themes Reconsidered - Ernst Käsemann et al.
TB254. History and Hermeneutic - Wolfhart Pannenberg et al.
TB255. God and Christ: Existence and Province - Herbert Braun et al.
TB301. Catholic Theology in Dialogue - Gustave Weigel, S.J.
TB302. English Mystical Tradition - David Knowles.
TB303. A Treasury of Russian Spirituality. Compiled and edited by G. P. Fedotov.
TB304. Augustine the Bishop: Religion and Society at the Dawn of the Middle Ages - Frederik van der Meer.
TB305. The Historic Reality of Christian Culture - Christopher Dawson.
TB308. The Popes at Avignon, 1305-1378 - Guillaume Mollat.
TB309. The Western Fathers Being the Lives of Martin of Tours, Ambrose, Augustine of Hippo, Honoratus of Arles and Germanus of Auxerre - Sulpicius Severus et al.
TB310. Being and Having: An Existentialist Diary - Gabriel Marcel.
TB311. Origen on First Principles: Being Koetschau's Text of the De Principiis - Origen. Edited by Henri De Lubac. Introduction by G. W. Butterworth.
TB312. Western Mysticism: The Teaching of Augustine, Gregory and Bernard on Contemplation and the Contemplative Life - Dom Cuthbert Butler.
TB313. The Spirit of Thomism - Etienne Gilson.
TB314. The Reformation in England: The English Schism and Henry VIII, 1509-1547 - G. Constant.
TB315. Mission to Asia: Narratives and Letters of the Franciscan Missionaries in Mongolia and China in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries - Christopher Dawson.
TB316. Introduction to the Devout Life - Saint Francis de Sales. Newly translated, with an introduction and notes, by John K. Ryan.
TB317. Truth, Freedom, and Evil: Three Philosophical Dialogues - Anselm of Canterbury.
TB384. Divine Milieu - Teilhard de Chardin.
TB385. Letters from a Traveller - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.
TB386. The Future of Man - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.
TB501. Ancient Science and Modern Civilization - George Sarton.
TB502. Albert Einstein Philosopher-Scientist. Vol. I. - Paul Arthur Schilpp, ed..
TB503. Albert Einstein Philosopher-Scientist. Vol. II. - Paul Arthur Schilpp, ed..
TB504. The Structure and Evolution of the Universe: An Introduction - G. J. Whitrow [Gerald James Whitrow].
TB505. Science and Human Values - Jacob Bronowski.
TB506. Science since 1500: A Short History of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology - H. T. Pledge [Humphrey Thomas Pledge]
TB507. On Understanding Physics: An Analysis of the Philosophy of Physics - W. H. Watson [William Heriot Watson.].
TB508. A History of Science, Technology & Philosophy in the 16th and 17th Centuries. Vol. I. - A. Wolf [Abraham Wolf].
TB509. A History of Science, Technology & Philosophy in the 16th and 17th Centuries. Vol. II. - A. Wolf [Abraham Wolf].
TB510. Space, Time, Gravitation: An Outline of the General Relativity Theory - Arthur Stanley Eddington.
TB511. Introduction to Mathematical Thinking: The Formation of Concepts in Modern Mathematics - Friedrich Waismann.
TB512. Readings in the Literature of Science, Being Extracts from the Writings of Men of Science to Illustrate the Development of Scientific Thought. Arranged by William C. Dampier and Margaret Dampier.
TB513. The Philosophy of Science: An Introduction - Stephen Toulmin.
TB514. Physics And Microphysics: Expositions On Physics and the History and Philosophy of Science - Louis de Broglie.
TB515. Scientific Explanation: A Study of the Function of Theory, Probability and Law in Science - R. B. Braithwaite.
TB516. Molecules in Motion - T. G. Cowling.
TB517. From Atomos to Atom: A History of the Concept Atom - Andrew G. Van Melsen.
TB518. Mathematics in Action - O. G. Sutton.
TB519. Animal Species and their Evolution - A. J. Cain.
TB520. Reptiles: Life History, Evolution, and Structure - Angus d'A. Bellairs.
TB521. Problems of Life: An Evaluation of Modern Biological Thought - Ludwig von Bertalanffy.
TB522. A Short History of Chemistry - J. R. Partington [James Riddick Partington].
TB523. A Direct Entry to Organic Chemistry - J. Read.
TB524. Chemistry in the Service of Man - Alexander Findlay.
TB525. The Skeleton Key of Mathematics - D. E. Littlewood.
TB526. The Higher Arithmetic: An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers - H. Davenport.
TB527. Mechanism of Evolution - W. H. Dowdeswell.