Hallelujah for the Day: An African Prayer Book

Hallelujah for the Day: An African Prayer Book

by Anthony Gittins
     
 

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Presenting more than 150 prayers collected from 50 African societies, this rich and inspiring collection address the entire spectrum of human expereience — birth and death, petition and thanksgiving, foregiveness and salvation. This prayerbook is ideal for use in ecumenical settings, Kwanza celebrations, and Black History Month. All people who find a prayerbook

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Presenting more than 150 prayers collected from 50 African societies, this rich and inspiring collection address the entire spectrum of human expereience — birth and death, petition and thanksgiving, foregiveness and salvation. This prayerbook is ideal for use in ecumenical settings, Kwanza celebrations, and Black History Month. All people who find a prayerbook helpful for conversing with God will rejoice in Hallelujah for the Day.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764807909
Publisher:
Liguori Publications
Publication date:
12/20/2001
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Anthony J. Gittins, CSSp, Professor Dr. Anthony Gittins has taught Theology and Cultural Anthropology at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago since 1984. Born in Manchester, England, he earned an MA and PhD from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. He has taught and worked in some thirty-five countries. His pastoral outreach includes ministry in cultures from Africa to the Pacific, and work with Chicago's disenfranchised, especially homeless women. He is the author of numerous books and articles. Father Gittins also lectures and leads retreats nationally and internationally. He continues his anthropological work by spending periods of time in local churches, especially in Africa and the Central Pacific, working on inculturation by bringing learnings from cultural anthropology and theology together. His commitment to homeless women in Chicago, whose stories he told in Where There's Hope, There's Life: Women's Stories of Homelessness and Survival, is ongoing.

Maurice J. Nutt, CSsR, DMin, holds a doctorate of ministry degree in preaching from Aquinas Institute of Theology and is a noted revival, mission, and retreat preacher both nationally and internationally. Father Nutt is also a faculty member at the Institute for Black Catholic Studies (IBCS) at Xavier University in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he teaches preaching. Currently Father Nutt is a member of the Redemptorist Parish Mission Team based in Chicago.

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