- Hardcover: 592 pages
- Publisher: Zondervan (Nov. 28 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0310326192
- ISBN-13: 978-0310326199
- Product Dimensions: 15.9 x 4.4 x 23.5 cm
- Shipping Weight: 762 g
- Average Customer Review: 13 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #52,551 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals Hardcover – Nov 28 2010
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From the Back Cover
Common Prayer helps today's diverse church pray together across traditions and denominations. With an ear to the particulars of how various liturgical traditions pray, and using an advisory team of liturgy experts, the authors have created a tapestry of prayer that celebrates the best of each tradition.The book also includes a unique songbook composed of music and classic lyrics to over fifty songs from various traditions, including African spirituals, traditional hymns, Mennonite gathering songs, and Taize chants. Tools for prayer are scattered throughout to aid those who are unfamiliar with liturgy and to deepen the prayer life of those who are familiar with liturgical prayer. Ultimately, Common Prayer makes liturgy dance, taking the best of the old and bringing new life to it with a fresh fingerprint for the contemporary renewal of the church. Churches and individuals who desire a deeper prayer life and those familiar with Shane Claiborne and New Monasticism will enjoy the tools offered in this book as a fresh take on liturgy.
About the Author
Shane Claiborne is an activist, author of Jesus for President, coauthor of Common Prayer, and is a founder of The Simple Way, a community in inner-city Philadelphia that has helped birth and connect radical faith communities around the world.
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