The Pilgrim Prayer Book (Presentation Edition)
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This beautiful manual of prayer and devotion is an ideal resource for church or personal use throughout the Anglican Communion. Bishop Stancliffe has assembled a magnificent collection of prayers for many occasions and needs. His sources are ancient and modern but also draw on many Christian traditions. With so much liturgical change within the Anglican Communion, there is a clear need for a book of this kind. The Personal Edition features a leather cover and ribbon. The Presentation Edition features a handsome slipcase.
A beautifully designed and printed manual of prayer and devotion, aimed at Anglican readers throughout the worldIncorporates all the newly approved liturgical textsWith so much liturgical change within the Anglican communion, this book is much needed. At the heart of the book's structure is the text of the Eucharist as set out in Common Worship.This is a magnificent collection of prayers for many occasions and needs, including an introduction explaining how to use the book. The sources are ancient and modern and draw on many christian traditions. Forms of prayer for daily use, sacramental prayers on specific themes, prayers for the seasons of the Church's year, classic prayers, and short starting points for prayer are all included. There are prayers for special needs such as bereavement, penitence, family, and marriage. Devotions to the Apostles, Our Lady and All Saints and All Souls are also present. Lavishly designed in color, this is a book to treasure as a constant companion for Christians in a busy world.
David Stancliffe is the Bishop of Salisbury and Head of the Liturgical Commission. His publications include works on liturgy, worship and the Christian year. He is editor and co-author of Celebrating Common Prayer, a popular daily office book which has appeared in several versions.
In June 2003 he published The Pilgrim Prayerbook (revised in 2007), a structured anthology of Christian prayer with orders for daily worship and themed collections of a wide range of material.
His newest books are God's Pattern in which he retraces the disciples' walk to Emmaus and relates it to contemporary Christian life and practice, and The Lion Companion to Church Architecture. Other publications include Women & Episcopy: A Response to Cardinal Kasper and The Promise of His Glory.