This Bible is a devotional Bible for Catholic women, designed to nurture a love for God and his Word and teach how to use Scripture in prayer and daily life. It includes 260 daily meditations from classic and contemporary sources, 52 weekend devotions, articles on living the Catholic traditions, and a reading plan tied to the Catholic lectionary. It contains the complete NRSV text with Deuterocanonical books and carries the Catholic Imprimatur. Articles focus on the liturgy, and spiritual direction, explaining the link between tradition and scripture to help you gain a greater understanding of your faith. Features include a presentation page, 2 color format, Book introductions, Double column format, and 8.9 point type. Hardcover.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 1824 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2000 Dimensions: 8.75 X 6.0 X 1.75 (inches) ISBN: 0310900611
ISBN-13: 9780310900610 UPC: 025986900618 Availability: In Stock Text Layout: Single Column Text Color: Black Letter
The Catholic Womens Devotional Bible is designed specifically to nourish a womans spirituality, making it easy to form a habit of daily prayer and reading. It includes a years worth of meditations, drawn from classic and contemporary sources, all written by women. Designed especially to meet the needs of Catholics and those accustomed to liturgically-based forms of worship, it includes a six-year reading plan tied to the lectionary, making it easy to locate readings for daily and Sunday liturgies. Additionally, each weekend devotional is based on the life of a particular woman of the Bible, helping you see the relevance of her story today. Each book of the Bible is preceded by a brief introduction highlighting its historical context and its most important themes. Additional articles focus on topics like the sacraments, holy days, the liturgy, and spiritual direction, explaining the link between tradition and Scripture to help you gain a greater understanding of your faith. Meditations are drawn from a rich variety of authors, including: Joan Wester Anderson Sister Wendy Beckett Esther de Waal Catherine of Siena Dorothy Day Fran Ferder Briege McKenna Julian of Norwich Joyce of Rupp Mother Teresa Teresa of Lisieux Macrina Wiederkehr Scripture offers wisdom for important everyday issues like relationships, marriage, child-rearing, simplicity, prayer, and finding real peace. If you dip into it regularly, it will become a well of continual refreshment, nourishing your faith and strengthening your sense of Gods loving presence in your life. Features Include: - 260 Daily Meditations. - 52 Weekend Devotions, Focusing on Women of the Bible. - 50 Tradition Articles Linking Scripture with Important Elements of Catholic Life and Faith. - Complete NRSV, Catholic Edition. - 6-Year Reading Guide Keyed to the Catholic Lectionary. - Indexes. - Imprimatur.
Ann Spangler is the award-winning author of several best-selling books, including Women of the Bible (with Jean Syswerda), Praying the Names of God, and Praying the Names of Jesus. She is also the general editor of The Names of God Bible., Her latest book is Praying the Attributes of God. Together her books have sold millions of copies. She and her two daughters live in Grand Rapids, Michigan. www.annspangler.com