Best Loved Prayers and Words of Wisdom ( Martin Manser ) «9780007461059»
Автор: Martin Manser Серия: HarperCollins Брэнд:HarperCollins Артикул:9780007461059 Цена:164.87 руб.
A timeless collection of prayers, quotes, poems and speeches for every occasion. Complete with a brief introduction to each piece and its author, this book features words and prayers from 300BC to the present day. It provides a great source of inspiration when planning a speech or ceremonial occasion or can be used for personal devotions.This carefully chosen selection of the best loved prayers and words of wisdom is a staple for any bookshelf.The many contributors include C. S. Lewis, Florence Nightingale, St Francis of Assisi, John & Charles Wesley, Mother Teresa, John Stott, Oswald Chambers, G. K. Chesterton and Julian of Norwich. From The Lord"s Prayer and Footprints, to excerpts from A Pilgrims Progress and A Christmas Carol, this compilation is a useful for individuals to read and reference, and a great source of inspiration when planning for a ceremonial occasion, speech, wedding or funeral.Each reading is introduced with a brief history to the piece and its author, providing new levels of interest and a sense of context.The 300 hand-picked pieces have been arranged alphabetically, so that selecting a favourite work is easy. This guide is also accompanied by a set of indexes which detail first lines, themes, Bible references, and authors, so that each entry is thoroughly cross-referenced, enabling you to make the most of this fabulous selection.
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