New edition of an impressive hymnbook designed to promote a monastic pattern of daily prayer that follows the church year, plus a calendar of saints. The editorial team was headed by John Harper, former director of the Royal School of Church Music, and consisted of esteemed members of Anglican and Roman Catholic communities. 640 pages, hardcover. Canterbury Press.
A new edition of the popular 'office' hymn book, Hymns for Prayer and Praise provides carefully-selected hymns for the daily monastic office, the Calendar of Saints and the seasons of the Christian year. First published in 1996, this new edition has been updated in light of Common Worship: Daily Prayer. A 'chant' and 'melody' form are provided for each hymn, allowing the material to be used in both community and congregational contexts. Available in both Full Music and Melody editions, Hymns for Prayer and Praise draws on ancient patterns of worship to meet present day needs.
The editorial team is drawn from a range of Anglican and Roman Catholic Communities and is led by John Harper, former Director of the Royal School of Church Music.
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