Prayers of Prophets, Knights and Kings: A Symposium from 2334 B. C to Date

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Stanley St. Clair, 2006 - 180 pages
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Prayers of Prophets, Knights and Kings is all that it implies and much more. It is a fast moving symposium of prayers, blessings, praises and religion. All faiths represented, both polytheistic, and monotheistic, from 2334 B.C. to the present day. It includes petitions of proclaimed prophets of major world religions like Moses, Elijah, Jeremiah, Jesus, Muhammad, Zarathushtra, Baha''u'lla'h, Alma, and Nephi. Prayers are included from Templars, a Knight Hospitalers, Sir Thomas Moore, and the Knights of Columbus. It also has praises and prayers, to the respective divinities, of kings like Solomon, Akhenaten, Constantine, other royals, saints and other noteworthy individuals.

In addition, it is a source book of the history of the prayers, the ideologies which spawned them , the individuals that prayed them, and the empires from which they came. Religions discussed include: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Atenism, Egyptian, Babylonian, Zoroastrianism, Roman and Greek paganism, Druidism, Filial Piety, Shintoism, Shan Ti, Mayan, Native American, Hawaiian, Mormonism and the Baha''i Faith. Many of the entries are in both the original language (Latin, Arabic, Gaelic, Mayan, and Hawaiian) or its transliteration, and the English translation.

If you are a student of ancient civilizations, the Knights Templars, religion, spirituality, or prayer, this book is for you!

  

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Contents

Title Page
8
Selected Jewish Prayers for Special Occasions
26
Christian Prayers Selected from
30
Selected Traditional Catholic Prayers
36
Act of Hope Actus Spei
46
Prayer of St Clement for the Corinthian Christians
53
A Knights Prayer 12th century C E notes
55
Just Because You Are My God 16h century Templar prayer
62
Section Nine Native American Prayers and Proverbs
93
Prayers and Meditations of Other Famous
99
Robert Louis Stevensons Prayer for Grace 18891894 notes
106
Selected Short Islamic Prayers
115
Call to Faith
121
Section Fourteen Prayers of Zoroastrianism
134
Attributed to Arion 56 century notes
163
My Prayer for Humanity 2005
173

Celtic Prayers and Blessings
68
Section Eight Selected Latter Day Saint Prayers
87

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