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Reflections on vocation

Advantages: Deep insights, very personal
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As I reflect on the different things that led me , and the experiences I have had in the more than five years since my ordination, I thought that Michael Ramsey's The Christian Priest Today would be a worthwhile text to read and contemplate. 'Today' for ...

frkurt 14.10.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Christian Priest Today - Michael Ramsey

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Holy words...

Advantages: A good guide for meditation in Lent or Good Friday
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The Seven Last Words from the Cross come from the various pieces in the gospel stories of the crucifixion. They have been in the inspiration for meditations, poetry, art, and music (perhaps the most famous being the composition by Haydn). Seven is a myst ...

frkurt 18.01.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Seven Last Words from the Cross - Fleming Rutledge

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Ancient and enlightening...

Advantages: Complete texts, good analysis
Disadvantages: A few translations are mechanical and flat

...This collection of texts gives a fascinating view of early Christian texts and views, particularly in light of the fact that these were not the writings that made it into the mainstream of church and biblical canonical development, but rather were influen ...

frkurt 27.02.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Nag Hammadi Library in English - Robinson - James M. Robinson (Editor)

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Don't quench this one.

Advantages: Good guide.
Disadvantages: Not for everyone.

...Matt Redman is an English Christian singer songwriter, who is based in Brighton. He along with his then youth leader Mike Pilavachi set up Soul Survivor back in 1993, which is a church set up for young people - it came out of the St Andrews’ Chorleywood C ...

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Review of The Unquenchable Worshipper - Matt Redman

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Poetic Enlightenment

Advantages: Mystical and interesting
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...Jelaluddin Mevlana Rumi, or simply Rumi (as he is known in the West), was known as Jelaluddin Balkhi by the Persians and Afghanis, from where he was born in 1207. Rumi means 'from Roman Anatolia', which is where his family fled to avoid the threat of Mong ...

frkurt 16.12.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Essential Rumi - Jelalludin Rumi

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