Sounding the Seasons

Sounding the Seasons

by Malcolm Guite

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ISBN-13: 9781848252745
Publisher: Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd
Publication date: 12/31/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 202,420
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Malcolm Guite is Chaplain of Girton College, Cambridge. A performance poet and singer/songwriter, he lectures widely on poetry and theology in Britain and the US and has a large following on his website, www.malcolmguite.wordpress.com. He is a contributor to Reflections for Daily Prayer.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Acknowledgements xvii

The Sonnets

Prologue: Sounding the seasons 1

The lectern 2

The Four Evangelists 3

Matthew 3

Mark 4

Luke 5

John 6

The Great O Antiphons 7

O Sapientia 7

O Adonai 8

O Radix 9

O Clavis 10

O Oriens 11

O Rex Gentium 12

O Emmanuel 13

Christmastide 14

1 Mary 14

2 On the edge 15

3 Refugee 16

St Stephen 17

New Year's Day: Church bells 18

Epiphany 19

1 The magi 19

2 The baptism of Christ 20

3 The call of the disciples 21

4 Nathanael 22

5 The miracle at Cana 23

St Paul 24

Candlemas 25

Ash Wednesday 26

Temptations 27

1 Stones into bread 27

2 All the kingdoms of the world 28

3 On the pinnacle 29

Mothering Sunday 30

The Annunciation 31

Holy Week 31

1 Palm Sunday 31

2 Jesus weeps 33

3 Cleansing the Temple 34

4 The anointing at Bethany 35

5 Maundy Thursday 36

The Stations of the Cross 37

I Jesus is condemned to death 37

II Jesus is given his cross 37

III Jesus falls the first time 38

IV Jesus meets his mother 38

V Simon of Cyrene carries the cross 39

VI Veronica wipes the face of Jesus 39

VII Jesus falls the second time 40

VIII Jesus meets the women of Jerusalem 40

IX Jesus falls the third time 41

X Jesus is stripped of his garments 41

XI Crucifixion: Jesus is nailed to the cross 42

XII Jesus dies on the cross 42

XIII Jesus' body is taken down from the cross 43

XIV Jesus is laid in the tomb 43

XV Easter dawn 44

Ascension Day 45

The Visitation 46

Pentecost 47

Trinity Sunday 48

Corpus Christi 49

1 Love's choice 49

2 Hide and seek 50

St John the Baptist 51

1 St John's eve 51

2 Baptism 52

St Peter 53

St Thomas the Apostle 54

St Mary Magdalene 55

Transfiguration 56

St Michael and All Angels 57

All Saints 58

1 The gathered glories 58

2 A last beatitude 59

3 Thanksgiving 60

Remembrance Sunday 61

The Feast of Christ the King 62

Epilogue: Sanctus 63

Appendix A The seven 'Great O' Antiphons in their Latin and English texts 64

Appendix B The sonnets and liturgy, by Fraser Watts 67

Bibliography 72

Index of Scriptural References 74

Index of Liturgical Seasons 81

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