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The Liturgical Year

The Liturgical Year The Ancient Practices Series

By Joan Chittister, Phyllis Tickle
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.42 Stars

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On 1/21 Tyson Smitherman wrote: This book function exactly as one would expect it to. It is a great addition to the Ancient Practices series. The book begins on the first Sunday of Advent and concludes the following November, the purpose is to help one become more attuned to a life in and through Jesus Christ. This book along with ... The Liturgical Year: The Spiraling Adventure of the Spiritual Life by: Joan Chittister

Tyson's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/7 Cora Hicks wrote: For several years now I’ve been wanting to try observing Lent.  I didn’t grow up in a church that observed any of the liturgical year (except Christmas, Good Friday and Easter), and I was curious.  But I didn’t want to jump into a long period of fasting without understanding why people ... Skimming the Surface of the Liturgical Year

Cora's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/7 simon phipps wrote: I have just read the liturgical Year by Joan Chittister, which was given to me as a free book by book sneeze. This book gives an introduction to the liturgical year and then gives a chapter about each aspect of the liturgical year. The liturgical year has been a very interesting book for me. Growing ... The Liturgical Year

simon's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/3 Matthew Howden wrote: Drip, drip, drip I have just finished reading the Liturgical Year. I did not grow up in a church that used the liturgical caldenar however the churches I did work at did celebrate Advent by lighting candles and talking about the coming of Christ as a baby. We also celebrated Good Friday and Easter. One ...

Matthew's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/20 Anna Blanch wrote: The book is focused in part around exploring the history of each liturgical season but also around the idea that “in the liturgical year we walk with Jesus through all the details of His life–and He walks with us in ours” (16). This is a book that explores the spiritual life that can be found in ... Spiraling Adventure

Anna's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/5 J A Carter wrote: A few days ago I wrote about the alien nature of the society Jesus set up (i.e., Christianity) and mentioned that we even have our own calendar. One of the best resources I've found for grasping the profound meaning and purpose of that calendar is Joan Chittister's book The Liturgical Year: The Spiraling ... Book Review: The Liturgical Year by Joan Chittister

J A Carter's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/20 James Pedlar wrote: Joan Chittister’s The Liturgical Year: The Spiraling Adventure of the Spiritual Life is part of the Ancient Christian Practices series, published by Thomas Nelson. Chittister, who has an excellent reputation as an author and speaker, is well qualified to write on this subject: as a Benedictine sister, ... Book Review: The Liturgical Year by Joan Chittister

James' Rating:

3 Stars

On 10/11 Daniel Harris wrote: A very meaningful practice in my Christian life over the past several years has been beginning to learn and follow the Christian Year. This can mean varying things in different traditions, but the essence of it is shaping our lives, Scripture readings, and worship around an annual cycle primarily based ... Will Help Us Deepen Our Practices

Daniel 's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/30 Joshua CC wrote: In growing up in an evangelical background, I had little knowledge of the Catholic church, and the rituals and traditions that have been passed down through the ages. After attending an different denomonational churches, I felt somewhat more connected with the different ways of worship that we all choose. ... Review for: The Liturgical Year

Joshua CC's Rating:

3 Stars

On 7/20 chefjulsowings wrote: The Liturgical YearThe Ancient Practices SeriesBy Joan Chittister, Phyllis Tickle Published by Thomas NelsonI spent some time reading this book. I usually read through a book of this size within a few hours. The Liturgical Year was mind provoking. Not all churches of Christian faith have this liturgical ... The Liturgical Year

chefjulsowings' Rating:

4 Stars