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Beginning with the first day of Advent and moving through Christmas Day and on to the Epiphany (January 6), Christmastide provides the daily prayers, psalms, and readings from the Bible and hymns of praise and worship that appear in the larger volume, The Divine Hours: Prayers for Autumn and Wintertime. Newcomers to this beloved tradition will find that Christmastide is the perfect introduction to joining the ancients in the tradition of fixed-hour prayer.
Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Random House, Inc
Publication Date: 2003
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The Season of Light: Daily Prayer for the Lighting of the Advent WreathJay CormierLiturgical Press / 1997 / Trade Paperback$8.19 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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Season of Light & Hope: Prayers and Liturgies for Advent and ChristmasBlair Gilmer MeeksAbingdon Press / 2005 / Trade Paperback$17.99Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW342341
The Divine Hours is the first major literary and liturgical reworking of the sixth-century Benedictine Rule of fixed-hour prayer. This beautifully conceived and thoroughly modern three-volume guide will appeal to the theological novice as well as to the ecclesiastical sophisticate. Making primary use of the Book of Common Prayer and the writings of the Church Fathers, The Divine Hours is also a companion to the New Jerusalem Bible, from which it draws its Scripture readings. The trilogy blends prayer and praise in a way that, while extraordinarily fresh, respects and builds upon the ancient wisdom of Christianity.
The third and final book in the set, Prayers for Springtime, provides prayers, psalms, and readings for this season associated with rebirth. Compact, it is perfect for those seeking greater spiritual depth. As a contemporary Book of Hours, The Divine Hours: Prayers for Springtime heralds a renewal of the tradition of disciplined daily prayer, and gives those already using the first two volumes the completion they are seeking. With this volume, the series culminates with three prayer manuals encompassing the liturgical and calendar year with the offices for every day.
From the Hardcover edition.
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From the Hardcover edition.
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