A tapestry of prayers, songs, and liturgies to help today's diverse Christians pray and worship together! This rich collection makes liturgy "dance"---taking the best of the old and reinvigorating it with fresh energy from contemporary renewal. There are 50 songs, from African American spirituals to Taize chants. 160 pages, softcover. Zondervan.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 128 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 7.13 X 4.50 (inches) ISBN: 031033506X ISBN-13: 9780310335061 Availability: In Stock
Designed to help individuals, families and congregations pray, sing and act together across traditions and denominations, authors Shane Claiborne, Enuma Okoro and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove offer this portable book of common prayer---Common Prayer Pocket Edition---to help you and your community join together each day with the same songs, scriptures and prayers.
Shane Claiborne, activitist and author of The Irresistible Revolution and Jesus for President, and coauthor of Common Prayer, is a founder of The Simple Way, a community in inner-city Philadelphia that has helped birth and connect radical faith communities around the world. WWW.thesimpleway.org
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove is an associate minister at St. Johns Baptist Church. A graduate of Duke Divinity School, Jonathan is engaged in reconciliation efforts in Durham, North Carolina, directs the School for Conversion (newmonasticism.org), and is a sought-after speaker and author of several books. The Rutba House, where Jonathan lives with his wife, Leah, their son, JaiMichael, daughter, Nora Ann, and other friends, is a new monastic community that prays, eats, and lives together, welcoming neighbors and homeless. Find out more at jonathanwilsonhartgrove.com.