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2000 Years of Prayer

2000 Years of Prayer

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Publisher: Canterbury Press Norwich
ISBN: 9781853116230
Published: 30/11/2004

Containing prayers from every era of our spiritual history, from every continent and from every Christian tradition, this is a book that is equally useful as a worship resource or as an inexhaustible store for personal prayer. Arranged chronologically, the selection begins with the New Testament period and progresses through the Apostolic Fathers, the Age of Augustine, the Orthodox Tradition, the Celtic, Anglo-Saxon and Medieval ages and through every significant phase of Christian experience to the contemporary Church throughout the world. 

 

Here are many classic prayers and others that will be new to readers. A brief introduction to each section and author defines the spiritual characteristics of the age and traces the development of our Christian understanding of prayer through the centuries.

Michael Counsell

Michael Counsell is the author of several popular Canterbury Press titles including A Basic Bible Dictionary, Every Pilgrim's Guide to the Journeys of the Apostles and Every Pilgrim's guides to England's Holy Places. He died in the summer of 2015.

'this volume presents a sumptuous, seven course feast...' Theology Today

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