Titolo: The Collects of Thomas Cranmer
Casa editrice: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Data di pubblicazione: 1998
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Codice inventario libreria 9780802838452-3
Riassunto: Thomas Cranmer's Prayer Book of 1549 is a foundational document of the Anglican Church and a priceless part of English-speaking Christianity. Cranmer's unique gift of blending theological substance with simple, humble, and moving clarity has made the Collects (prayers) essential not only to the English liturgy but also to the pastoral tradition of the church: these prayers still remain a deep source of inspiration for Christians enmeshed in the everyday trials and testings of life. Published on the occasion of the 450th anniversary of the Book of Common Prayer, The Collects of Thomas Cranmer presents this spiritually rich material in its original form and order. Compiled and presented for devotional use by C. Frederick Barbee and Paul Zahl, Cranmer's Collects are each followed by succinct commentary on their historical context and an insightful meditation crafted with contemporary Christians in mind.
L'autore: Thomas Cranmer (1489 - 1556) was Archbishop of Canterbury under Henry VIII and Edward VI, author of The Book of Common Prayer and one of the principle figures of the English Reformation. C Frederick Barbee (1949-2004) was Canon of the Cathedral Church of the Advent in Alabama and editor of The Anglican Digest. Paul F M Zahl is Dean and President of Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry in Pennsylvania, USA.
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