The Book of Common Prayer: A Spiritual Treasure Chest--Selections Annotated & Explained

The Book of Common Prayer: A Spiritual Treasure Chest--Selections Annotated & Explained

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594735578
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/01/2013
Series: SkyLight Illuminations
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 504,957
File size: 952 KB

About the Author

The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori is the presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church. She became the Anglican Communion's first female primate in 2006. She is the author of The Heartbeat of God: Finding the Sacred in the Middle of Everything, Gathering at God's Table: The Meaning of Mission in the Feast of Faith (both SkyLight Paths) and other books.

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, renowned South African activist and cleric, received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984, the Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism in 1986, the Gandhi Peace Prize in 2005, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009, among other honors.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Preface ix
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu
Introduction xi
1. A Life of Prayer 1
2. Belonging and Building Relationships 45
3. Blessing in Times of Joy and Pain 93
4. Called to Serve 119
5. Praise and Petition 145
Using the Prayer Book as a Spiritual Tool 167
Suggestions for Further Reading 170

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