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The Crown of the Year

Jane Mossendew

The Crown of the Year

Jane Mossendew

$16.99

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There has been a long association between the discipline and joy of gardening and that of prayer and modern spiritual life. But hitherto these have not been explored in any depth.Flowers, trees, herbs and shrubs are shown to be intrinsically linked to our spirituality. In good times and in troubled times, the garden, whatever its size, even a window-box collection of one's own favourite herbs, can evoke calm and provide an oasis for contemplation and healing.This third book falls neatly into three sections - From Easter to Pentecost, Ordinary Time (including Trinity Sunday, Corpus Christi, the Immaculate Heart of Mary) and Solemnities and Saints' Days - from St Catherine of Sienna to St Augustine of Hippo.Jane Mossendew's books are entirely original. Some aspects of her work can be found in other books but here she unites a profound knowledge of gardening and nature's cycle with the rhythm and variations of the ecclesiastical and spiritual year. The author has a special knowledge of particular plants and their associations with religious festivals and the saints.It is small surprise therefore that sales of Jane Mossendew's books are increasing and that there is a television series in prospect.


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About "The Crown of the Year"

There has been a long association between the discipline and joy of gardening and that of prayer and modern spiritual life. But hitherto these have not been explored in any depth.Flowers, trees, herbs and shrubs are shown to be intrinsically linked to our spirituality. In good times and in troubled times, the garden, whatever its size, even a window-box collection of one's own favourite herbs, can evoke calm and provide an oasis for contemplation and healing.This third book falls neatly into three sections - From Easter to Pentecost, Ordinary Time (including Trinity Sunday, Corpus Christi, the Immaculate Heart of Mary) and Solemnities and Saints' Days - from St Catherine of Sienna to St Augustine of Hippo.Jane Mossendew's books are entirely original. Some aspects of her work can be found in other books but here she unites a profound knowledge of gardening and nature's cycle with the rhythm and variations of the ecclesiastical and spiritual year. The author has a special knowledge of particular plants and their associations with religious festivals and the saints.It is small surprise therefore that sales of Jane Mossendew's books are increasing and that there is a television series in prospect.

- Publisher

Meet the Author

Jane Mossendew

Jane teaches English and Drama in London.

Table Of Contents

  • Introduction; Ordinary Time (week 6-18 Inclusive); Solemnities And Saints' Days; Plant Index (with Binomial Classifications)

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 232953
  • Product Code 0860123855
  • EAN 9780860123859
  • Pages 192
  • Department General Books
  • Category Christian Living
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Burns And Oates
  • Publication Date Apr 2005
  • Dimensions 216 x 138 x 20 mm
  • Weight 0.146kg

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