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Why Go to Church?

Timothy Radcliffe

Why Go to Church?

Timothy Radcliffe

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Written by a spiritual master this is an important Lent title that examines what it means to celebrate the Eucharist, and in turn reminds us of our capability for love, hope and faith. Includes chapters on
  • The Confession of Sins
  • ^The Glory of God
  • ^The Holiness of God
  • ^The Breaking of the Body
  • ^Lamb of God
  • ^Thanksgiving
>^^The Eucharist writes Timothy Radcliffe is a three part drama, forming us in faith, hope and love. In this book he examines what it means to celebrate the Eucharist. Whilst other people experience it as boring and pointless, listening to the readings, the homily and the creed all take us through the crises and challenges of faith. From the offertory through to the end of the Eucharistic prayer we are caught up in the hope that was Christ's, faced with Good Friday. From the Our Father until we are sent on our way, especially in receiving communion, we are formed as people who are capable of love.

- Publisher "Many people find going to church to be boring and pointless. Why bother? Timothy Radcliffe suggests that the Eucharist works at a deep level, transforming our humanity, so that we share God's life. Listening to the readings, the homily and the creed all take us through the crises and challenges of faith. From the offertory through to the end of the Eucharistic prayer we are caught up in the hope that was Christ's, faced with Good Friday. From the 'Our Father' until we are sent on our way, especially in receiving communion, we are formed as people who are capable of love."--BOOK JACKET.

- Publisher

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Written by a spiritual master this is an important Lent title that examines what it means to celebrate the Eucharist, and in turn reminds us of our capability for love, hope and faith. Includes chapters on

  • The Confession of Sins
  • ^The Glory of God
  • ^The Holiness of God
  • ^The Breaking of the Body
  • ^Lamb of God
  • ^Thanksgiving
>^^The Eucharist writes Timothy Radcliffe is a three part drama, forming us in faith, hope and love. In this book he examines what it means to celebrate the Eucharist. Whilst other people experience it as boring and pointless, listening to the readings, the homily and the creed all take us through the crises and challenges of faith. From the offertory through to the end of the Eucharistic prayer we are caught up in the hope that was Christ's, faced with Good Friday. From the Our Father until we are sent on our way, especially in receiving communion, we are formed as people who are capable of love.
- Publisher

"Many people find going to church to be boring and pointless. Why bother? Timothy Radcliffe suggests that the Eucharist works at a deep level, transforming our humanity, so that we share God's life. Listening to the readings, the homily and the creed all take us through the crises and challenges of faith. From the offertory through to the end of the Eucharistic prayer we are caught up in the hope that was Christ's, faced with Good Friday. From the 'Our Father' until we are sent on our way, especially in receiving communion, we are formed as people who are capable of love."--BOOK JACKET.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Timothy Radcliffe

Timothy Radcliffe was until recently Master of The Dominican Order. He is the winner of the 2007 Michael Ramsey prize for theological writing for his book What is the Point of Being a Christian? He lives in Oxford and most recently has authored Why God to Church?

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  • Catalogue Code 282297
  • Product Code 9780826499561
  • ISBN 0826499562
  • EAN 9780826499561
  • Pages 224
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Bloomsbury Continuum Publishing Group
  • Publication Date Dec 2008
  • Sales Rank #58285
  • Dimensions 196 x 127 x 17 mm
  • Weight 0.001kg

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