A Little Book Of House Blessings Hardback

by Peter Watkins;

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A Little Book Of House Blessings

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A delightful gift for anyone moving house or setting up home and a useful resource for all who are called to perform house blessings.

The act of blessing is a powerful one in Christianity with deep biblical roots, reaching back to the early chapters of Genesis. It expresses a very basic human instinct – the longing for protection, peace and happiness. So it is not surprising that the world is full of blessings for that most basic of human provisions – a place to call home.

Peter Watkins has collected together over 100 house blessings from widely differing cultures and sources – the Bible, Celtic spirituality, Latin prayers (translated here!), prayers of St Francis and other saints, poems of blessing from Robert Herrick and other literary figures, contemporary liturgies for rites of blessing for each room of a home – and much more.

In addition there is a short selection of readings on the theme of home and homesickness from a wide range of literary and popular sources.

A Little Book Of House Blessings by Peter Watkins was published by Canterbury Press in July 2007. The ISBN for A Little Book Of House Blessings is 9781853118296.

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Details for A Little Book Of House Blessings

Author / Artist
Book Formathardback
PublisherCanterbury Press (July 2007)
Number of Pages96
Thickness136 mm
Height165 mm
Width120 mm
Product Code1003548
Page last updated 8th June 2018
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