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Mercy & Melons

Paperback|Sep 2014
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"Mercy & Melons" is a collection of lyrical meditations that encourage the reader to pray the alphabet. Each chapter focuses on a letter of the alphabet and an accompanying spiritual practice. By naming an everyday object and a theological theme...


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"Mercy & Melons" is a collection of lyrical meditations that encourage the reader to pray the alphabet. Each chapter focuses on a letter of the alphabet and an accompanying spiritual practice. By naming an everyday object and a theological theme readers are given elegant takeaways to spark the imagination as well as engage the practice of prayer. In the Hebrew acrostic tradition, praying the alphabet served as a pathway to memorization as well as a prompt for thoroughness. Even more so, praying the alphabet puts all of the letters into God s presence for God to arrange the letter of a person s unspoken prayers. Drawing on this rich tradition, the book adds two dimensions. First, it encourages eyes to see the word made flesh in the nouns the melons and grasshoppers of daily life. And second, draws the reader into the word by asking the reader to articulate and name the specific ways that came alive for them each day. Praying the alphabet is a practice as timeless as the Old Testament and for every day that ends in Y. This book offers momentum for the journey of prayer and paying attention. Mercy and Melons"
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 416375
  • Product Code 9781426767531
  • ISBN 1426767536
  • EAN 9781426767531
  • Pages 144
  • Department General Books
  • Category Prayer
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Abingdon Press
  • Publication Date Sep 2014
  • Sales Rank 70442
  • Dimensions 203 x 124 x 15mm
  • Weight 0.204kg

Lisa Nichols Hickman

Lisa Nichols Hickman is a pastor at New Wilmington Presbyterian Church, author of "The Worshiping Life" and adjunct teacher at Westminster College in the Religion Department. She writes regularly for "Faith and Leadership" online magazine as well as its Call and Response blog. Recent articles appearin "The Huffington Post", in "The New Castle News" and in "The Pittsburgh Post Gazette". She lives in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania. C

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