Reflections For Lent 2018: 14 Feb - 31 March 2018
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About "Reflections For Lent 2018: 14 Feb - 31 March 2018"
Reflections for Lent is designed to enhance your spiritual journey through the forty days from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday (14 February - 31 March 2018). Covering Monday to Saturday each week, it offers reflections on readings from the Common Worship Lectionary, written by some of today's leading spiritual and theological writers.Each day includes:* Full lectionary details for Morning Prayer* A reflection on one of the Bible readings* A Collect for the dayThis volume offers daily material for 14 February to 31 March 2018, taken from the Reflections for Daily Prayer 2017/18 annual edition. It is ideal for individuals and groups seeking Lectionary-based reflections for use during Lent and Holy Week, or for anyone wishing to try Reflections for Daily Prayer before committing to a year's worth of material. It also features a simple form of morning and night prayer and a guide to keeping a good Lent.
Meet the Authors
Gillian Cooper is a writer who has previously worked as a theological educator.
Revd Canon Prof. Martyn Percy is Principal of Ripon College, Cuddesdon. He is a regular contributor to Radio 4, The BBC World Service, The Independent, The Guardian and other media. His recent books include Salt of the Earth: Religious Resilience in a Secular Age (T&T Clark), Engagements: Essays on Christianity and Contemporary Culture (Ashgate) and Clergy: The Origin of Species (Continuum). He has studied at the universities of Bristol, Durham and London. He currently holds an honorary Chair in Theological Education at King's College London, as well as an Adjunct Professorship of Theology and Ministry at Hartford Seminary, Connecticut, USA. He is also Canon Theologian for Sheffield Cathedral and co-ordinates The Society for the Study of Anglicanism at the American Academy of Religion.
Jane Williams was born in India, one of five sisters, and read Theology at Cambridge University before going on to work in theological publishing and education.
She has published, amongst other things, Bread, Wine and Women (with Sue Dowell); Perfect Freedom, Lectionary Reflections; Approaching Christmas and, more recently, Approaching Easter. She has also written a Sunday readings column for the Church Times.
Jane now works as a Visiting Lecturer at King's College London, as a Lecturer at the St Paul's Theological Centre, and for Redemptorist Publications.
Jane and Rowan (Archbishop of Canterbury) have been married since 1981 and together they have a son and a daughter.
Jeremy Worthen is a priest in the Church of England and Secretary for Ecumenical Relations and Theology at the Council for Christian Unity.
The Reverend Dr. Sam Wells (Ph.D., Durham University) has been Dean of Duke University Chapel, North Carolina since 2005. His pastoral experience before coming to Duke included a spell as a community worker in inner-city Liverpool. He served four parishes as a Church of England priest from 1991-2005.
In addition to his role at Duke Chapel, Sam is also Research Professor of Christian Ethics at Duke Divinity School. He has published six single-author works Transforming Fate into Destiny (Carlisle: Paternoster and Eugene: Cascade, 1998); Community-Led Estate Regeneration and the Local Church (Cambridge: Grove, 2003); Improvisation: The Drama of Christian Ethics (Grand Rapids: Brazos and London: SPCK, 2004); Gods Companions: Reimagining Christian Ethics (Oxford, UK and Malden, Massachusetts, 2006) Power and Passion: Six Characters is Search of Resurrection (The Archbishop of Canterburys Lent Book 2007, Grand Rapids: Zondervan) and Speaking the Truth: Preaching in a Pluralistic Culture (Nashville: Abingdon, 2008)
He has also issued three jointly-edited volumes: Faithfulness and Fortitude (with Mark Thiessen Nation, Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 2000); The Blackwell Companion to Christian Ethics (with Stanley Hauerwas, Oxford, UK and Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2004) and Living Out Loud: Conversations about virtue, ethics, and evangelicalism (Paternoster, 2010)