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Prayers for the Christian Year William Barclay

Prayers for the Christian Year

William Barclay

Published July 17th 2012
ISBN : 9780334012870
Paperback
178 pages
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 About the Book 

The Professor of New Testament in the University of Glasgow is now almost as well known for his books of prayers as for his biblical studies. In this book he has provided fresh material both for public worship and private devotion. For each Sunday,MoreThe Professor of New Testament in the University of Glasgow is now almost as well known for his books of prayers as for his biblical studies. In this book he has provided fresh material both for public worship and private devotion. For each Sunday, Holy Day and Saints Day he gives the old Collect and his own prayers arising out of the same theme. As he says, the Book of Common Prayer is the possession of all who worship God in the English language - but we also need to use contemporary language. In this way the Anglican and free traditions can be combined. The aim, Dr Barclay writes, has been to get the best of both worlds. Both the parson and the plain man can once again profit from Dr Barclays insight and skill