Covering the liturgical year outside Advent, Christmas, Lent and Easter, this collection of reflections, readings, poems and prayers focuses on the life and ministry of Jesus the rich subject matter of the lectionary readings during Ordinary Time. In addition it includes meditations by Rowan Williams and others for the major feasts of Ascension, Pentecost, Trinity, Transfiguration, Holy Cross Day and other special occasions in the calendar.
This richly varied resource will be welcomed by all seeking fresh inspiration for preaching, leading worship formal or informal, conducting retreats or quiet days. Containing around a hundred short and extended items by the very best of todays theological and spiritual writers, it also provides rich fare for personal devotional reading.
Martyn Percy is Principal of Ripon College Cuddeson.
Jim Cotter was an Anglican priest, retreat leader and one of the most creative liturgists of our day.
Jenny Gaffin is Chaplain to the Bishop of Portsmouth.
Helen-Ann Hartley is the Bishop of Waikato, New Zealand.
Geoff Miller is the Archdeacon of Northumberland.
Sam Wells is Vicar of St Martin in the Fields, London. Previously he was Dean of Chapel and Research Professor of Christian Ethics at Duke University, North Carolina.
Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams is Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge.
John Pritchard was formerly the Bishop of Oxford.
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