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Best Loved Prayers and Words of Wisdom By Martin Manser

Best Loved Prayers and Words of Wisdom by Martin Manser

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Summary

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.

Best Loved Prayers and Words of Wisdom Summary

Best Loved Prayers and Words of Wisdom by Martin Manser

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.

About Martin Manser

Martin Manser is a professional writer and researcher. He is responsible for `The Penguin Wordmaster' and `The Guinness Book of Words'.

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GOR011371893
9780007278947
0007278942
Best Loved Prayers and Words of Wisdom by Martin Manser
Used - Like New
Hardback
HarperCollins Publishers
2009-02-05
320
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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