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Framed around one ordinary day, this book explores daily life through the lens of liturgy, small practices, and habits that form us. Each chapter looks at something author Tish Harrison Warren does in a day—making the bed, brushing her teeth, losing her keys—and relates it to spiritual practice as well as to our Sunday worship.
This compact liturgy provides alternative services and prayers for many occasions. It includes: Prayers before Worship; Early Morning Prayer; Morning Prayer; Evening Prayer; Night Prayer; A Service of Marriage; In Praise of Creation; A Funeral Service; A Service of Healing; Prayers of Intercession; A Celtic Calendar of the Lives of the Saints; Selected Psalms, and an Historical Overview.
How were holidays chosen and taught in biblical Israel, and what did they have to do with the creation narrative? Michael LeFebvre considers the calendars of the Pentateuch, arguing that dates were added to Old Testament narratives not as journalistic details but to teach sacred rhythms of labor and worship. LeFebvre then applies this insight to the creation week, finding that the days of creation also serve a liturgical purpose.
Most histories of Church of England liturgy begin in the 1530s. However, the real history of the Book of Common Prayer begins with the Elizabethan Settlement in 1559. The only revision of any note was that of 1662, and this revision lasted without challenge until the nineteenth century. This study concentrates on 1559 until the Report of the Royal Commission in 1906, which paved the way for liturgical revision.
The Pocket Dictionary of Liturgy and Worship is a quick-reference guide for students engaged in readings and lectures as well as for leaders of worship and liturgy who want to renew, check or expand their knowledge of the numerous terms, texts and traditions of the church's heritage of liturgy.
Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life by Tish Harrison Warren released at the end of 2016 to high praise and bestselling sales numbers.Given the ongoing interest in the book, IVP is releasing a new hardcover edition of Warren's masterful work in December 2019 to commemorate the book and its accomplishments.
InterVarsity Press received seven Christianity Today 2018 Book Awards, including the top honor for book of the year that went to Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life by Tish Harrison Warren.
Do you ever feel like you are walking in spiritual circles? While we might think it would be different for a Franciscan priest, Father Albert Haase shares the same struggles. Yet he also affirms that we are all called to be ordinary mystics. This book offers a daily path to help us learn to be a mystic—cultivating a life with God in which we draw close, listen, and respond moment to moment.
Join Adam and Christine Jeske as they mine their experience, from riding motorcycles in Africa to dicing celery in Wisconsin, in search of a God who is always present and who is charging every moment with potential. You'll discover the amazing things God is doing in the shadows of even the most ordinary day.
The inspiring story of Rich Wilson, Team Leader at Fusion and the growth of the incredible student church movement he serves.