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The Oxford Book of Prayer

Oxford Books of Prose & Verse

By George Appleton (Edited by)

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Format: Paperback, 399 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 12 March 2009
An attractive reissue of the late Bishop George Appleton's celebrated selection of over 1,100 prayers from many centuries and many traditions, including Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim, Iranian, Shinto, Classical Greek and Latin, native American, and Baha'i. The wide-ranging contents ofThe Oxford Book of Prayer reflect the cooperation of the many advisers who have ensured that the choice of prayers is ecumenical in the widest sense of the word. The prayers are arranged under headings such as 'Prayers from the Scriptures', 'Prayers of Christians, personal and occasional', 'Prayers of the Church', and 'Prayers from other traditions of faith', but there is also a subject index to guide the user to prayers for particular occasions, and an index of authors and sources. The book may thus be used for browsing or for more structured prayer, for private meditation or for public worship.

About the Author

George Appleton, whose ministry in the Anglican Church was wide and varied, was the author of many books, including The Quiet Heart, The Practice of Prayer, In His Name, and Jerusalem Prayers.

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Review from previous edition this collection of prayers has become a classic, to be found on the shelves of almost every member of the clergy ... many are deeply personal and beautifully suited to those moments when we simply need help in expressing the thoughts of our hearts * The Door *

EAN: 9780199561230
ISBN: 0199561230
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Dimensions: 19.3 x 12.7 x 2.54 centimetres (0.50 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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