This volume offers timeless devotions on the three central themes of the Christian faith - the Incarnation, Passion and Resurrection. Part One contains the Stations of the Nativity with meditations on the Incarnation of Christ. Part Two contains the popular Stations of the Cross with meditations on the Passion of Christ. In Part Three, you'll find the Stations of the Resurrection with meditations on the Resurrection appearances. Through these prayers and meditations you can gain new insights into the mystery of God's self-giving love.
This is a new combined and enlarged edition of two favourite Canterbury Press backlist titles, Raymond Chapmans Stations of the Nativity and Stations of the Resurrection. This new edition now includes a new section based on the most widely observed Stations prayers of all the Stations of the Cross.
Not just for seasonal use, this volume offers timeless devotions on the three central themes of the Christian faith the Incarnation, Passion and Resurrection. These themes inform Christian life and worship throughout the year. The many churches that observe weekly stations prayers will find this a rich resource for expanding their worship and it will make an ideal companion to Daily Prayer for many individuals.
Illustrated throughout with woodcuts by Eric Gill and David Jones, this is a classic contemporary devotional guide.
Raymond was the author of many widely-used books of prayer and devotion including Leading Intercessions, Hear Our Prayer, and A Pastoral Prayer Book. He was a Vice-Chairman of the Prayer Book Society, Emeritus Professor of English Literature in the University of London, and a greatly loved priest in the diocese of Southwark. He died in 2013.