Crafting Prayers for Public Worship Paperback
The Art of Intercession
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Discover the art of intercession with this practical and insightful guide for anyone leading public worship
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Crafting Prayers for Public Worship
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‘Crafting Prayers for Public Worship’ offers lay people and the clergy an inspirational and practical guide to the art of intercession in public worship.
Inside you’ll find practical advice on crafting heartfelt, genuine and suitable prayers for all occasions, including:
• Reflections on what public prayer is
• Common pitfalls to avoid
• Prayer as part of your worship
• How to address God (and how not to)
• How to stay rooted in and be inspired by Scripture
• Basic structures, templates and examples
SAMUEL WELLS is Vicar of St Martin in the Fields, London, and the author of many acclaimed books including What Anglicans Believe, Learning to Dream Again, God's Companions (shortlisted for the Michael Ramsey Prize). Previously he was Dean of Chapel and Research Professor of Christian Ethics at Duke University.
Crafting Prayers for Public Worship by Samuel Wells was published by Canterbury Press in June 2013 and is our 2582nd best seller. The ISBN for Crafting Prayers for Public Worship is 9781848254602.
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Crafting Prayers for Public WorshipMelanie Carroll, via The Good Book Stall
An excellent book that goes beyond what might at first be assumed by its title. This book doesn't just teach about how to craft prayers of intercession, or acts for public worship but digs down deeper providing a lovely guide to what those prayers are, to why we use them, how we should use them, and also looks at their history and development. So then in that way it truly is a book on the craft and art of public prayers. It's a wonderfully deep and intelligent book that flows gently and lyrically into the nature of prayer and devising prayers for a multitude of purposes and in a number of ways. This is not just a step by step guide, but is a real course from a master that develops the student to become their own artisan - and yet done in such a way that almost anyone can become a skilled crafter of intercessionary acts of worship and prayer.
A book not just for those starting out but for those already active who want a new insight too.
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Details for Crafting Prayers for Public Worship
|Page last updated||19th July 2017|
|Author / Artist||Samuel Wells|
|Publisher||Canterbury Press (June 2013)|
|Number of Pages||128|