Living with the Psalms
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Developed as he travelled around the world speaking to congregations and at conferences, this book is the fruit of a lifetime's engagement with the Psalms. As a broadcaster and writer, John is loved for being entirely genuine and, in the words of Archbishop Justin Welby, `his cogent and penetrating contributions reach an audience well beyond the churches'. Here John explores the psalms as they impinge on daily life, drawing on stories and personal testimonies in order to help readers grieve, or rejoice, or draw encouragement from this most extraordinary and fascinating collection of sacred poems and songs.
John Bell of the Iona Community has been for many years one of the most recognized voices on BBC Radio 4's Thought for the Day, where his cogent and penetrating topical contributions reach an audience well beyond the churches.', Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury 'The Last Journey Few recordings have struck a chord as deep and profound as this heart-rending yet ultimately uplifting CD and accompanying book.', GIA Publications 'This small, 96-page book and CD is a gem.', Methodist Recorder 'Highly recommended as a valuable resource for Readers involved in pastoral work for the dying and especially in funeral ministry, as [the volume] shows great sensitivity and insight.', The Reader