Book of Uncommon Prayer

Book of Uncommon Prayer

by Constance Pollock
     
 

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Genius, on bended knee, reveals its humanity, its struggles, its joys.

Though spread across centuries, these "uncommon prayers" -- by Geoffrey Chaucer, Louisa May Alcott, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, C. S. Lewis, and so many others -- express emotions common to us all. The artists' gifts to us are the melodious phrase, the indelible image, the

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Genius, on bended knee, reveals its humanity, its struggles, its joys.

Though spread across centuries, these "uncommon prayers" -- by Geoffrey Chaucer, Louisa May Alcott, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, C. S. Lewis, and so many others -- express emotions common to us all. The artists' gifts to us are the melodious phrase, the indelible image, the soothing rhythm, the piercing insight.

These writers said it better, and in doing so they quicken our intellects and innermost feelings, pointing us back to the divine Source of their inspiration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849990366
Publisher:
W Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/28/1996
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
4.94(w) x 8.06(h) x 0.57(d)

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