Great Is The Mystery Of Faith: Exploring Faith Through The Words Of Worship

Great Is The Mystery Of Faith: Exploring Faith Through The Words Of Worship

by Paul Ferguson


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Liturgical texts, repeated week after week by hundreds of thousands of people, are an ideal starting-point for exploring deep matters of faith. Their rich theological content, their themes and their familiarity, can help us develop a more mature, informed faith and spirituality. Assuming no specialist knowledge but convinced that a good theological understanding is within everyone's grasp, Paul Ferguson takes often repeated words from the Eucharist, morning and evening prayer, and the baptism, marriage and funeral rites to explore core Christian belief. Ideal for confirmation courses, study groups and individual reading, this will take readers to new places of understanding via familiar, loved texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848250550
Publisher: Hymns Ancient & Modern
Publication date: 01/31/2011
Pages: 189
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Paul Ferguson is Bishop of Whitby in the Diocese of York. Before ordination he was a professional musician and teacher. His ministry has included times on the staff of Westminster Abbey and York Minster. His interests include music and liturgy, education, and the Church of England's relationship with Scandinavian and Baltic Lutheran churches.

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