2000 Years of Prayer
Hymns Ancient & Modern, Jun 16, 2011 - Religion - 672 pages
..sumptuous, very impressive indeed, aline piece of work...0 book to bin and use. NEW DIRECTIONS Although anthologies of prayer abound, this one stands out fin- being both a history of Christian faith as;veil as a huge treasury of prayers. THE SIGN 1000 Years of Prayer oilers a vast tapestry of prayer, complex and richly woven, which depicts how men and women of all ages and all cultures have expressed (heir longing for God clown the centuries. Many ancient prayers - those which have shaped our basic understanding of who God is and what it means to be human - are included. Many more, by writers from Alcuin to R S Thomas, have made a lasting and profound contribution to world literature. Others are simple, childlike and heartfe
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