The book may thus be used for browsing or for more structured prayer, for private meditation or for public worship. About the Author George Appleton, whose ministry in the Anglican Church was wide and varied, is the author of many books, including The Quiet Heart, The Practice of Prayer, In His Name, and Jerusalem Prayers.
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An attractive reissue of the late Bishop George Appleton's celebrated selection of over 1,100 prayers from many centuries and many traditions, including Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim, Iranian, Shinto, Classical Greek and Latin, native American, and Baha'i. The wide-ranging contents ofThe Oxford Book of Prayerreflect the cooperation of the many advisers who haveensured that the choice of prayers is ecumenical in the widest sense ofthe word. The prayers are arranged under headings such as 'Prayers from the Scriptures', 'Prayers of Christians, personal and occasional', 'Prayers of the Church', and 'Prayers from other traditions of faith', but there is also a subject index to guide the user to prayers for particular occasions, and an index of authors and sources. The book may thus be used for browsing or for more structured prayer, for private meditation or for public worship.
The Oxford book of prayer. by Appleton, George, 1902-Publication date 1988. Topics Prayers. Publisher Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press.