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The Liturgical Year Hardcover

The Liturgical Year Hardcover The Spiraling Adventure of the Spiritual Life

By Joan Chittister
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.24 Stars

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On 1/16 Will Norrid wrote: In The Liturgical Year by Joan Chittister, I found myself wondering (at times it seemed aimlessly) down the map and up the calendar of the Christian year. Having grown up in a non-liturgical setting, I was unprepared for some of the terminology in the book and had to do a little outside reading to fully ... Not for a novice to liturgy

Will's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/16 Fuzzboard wrote: I selected this book thinking it would walk through historical and modern importance of the saint days, feasts, and major celebrations. Even though I’m not Catholic, the discipline and ritual of a liturgical calendar interests me, since it has helped form lives for hundreds of years. Instead this ... The Liturgical Year by Joan Chittister

Fuzzboard's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/12 Lisa Richards wrote: The Liturgical Year by Joan Chittister.As a complete neophyte, I read with interest Miss Chittister's explanation of the various events leading up to Christmas and Easter as well as the Ordinary Times.As one who has never attended a liturgical type of church I have had much curiosity about what the liturgy ... A book review...

Lisa's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/12 Casandra Skaggs wrote: I recently read The Liturgical Year by Joan Chittister. The book is an explanation if the liturgical year, its importance, and how its observance brings us closer to Jesus. Joan Chittister, the author, is a nun and I feel the book would be best understood by someone of the catholic faith, despite her ... The Liturgical Year- book review

Casandra's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/29 Karen Wilber wrote: Joan Chittister’s book is her love letter to the liturgical year.  The first few chapters engage the reader in the beauty of spiritual development, guiding us toward a more meaningful relationship with God.  Subsequent chapters outline the various seasons of the liturgical year: Advent, Christmas, ... Review of The Liturgical Year by Joan Chittister

Karen's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/24 btotherock wrote: Recently, I finished reading The Liturgical Year by Joan Chittister. It was a timely book in my life. While I didn’t find the writing to be the most exhilarating (which has more to do with her being a much smarter person than i am…) i did find that her effort to bring alive Christian tradition ... The Liturgical Year: A Book Review

btotherock's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/21 johnumland wrote: I received for review from Thomas Nelson publishers the first book in a new series called the Ancient Practices Series called The Liturgical Year: The Spiraling Adventure of the Spiritual Life by Joan Chittister. I expected a book that was more encyclopaedic and almanac. However, this book is a liturgical ... something different for a low church Protestant

johnumland's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/14 David LaDuke wrote: The Liturgical Year by Joan Chittister is part of the Ancient Practices Series published by Thomas Nelson. I looked forward to reading this book because of my interest in spiritual formation and my interest in learning more about the church calendar. I am Protestant and the author is speaking from a ... The Liturgical Year by Joan Chittister

David's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/12 Vicky Hunter wrote: his is my first review as part of the Thomas Nelson Book Review Bloggers program. I signed up and received a free copy of this book. Part historical study, part devotional, The Liturgical Year by Joan Chittister, is part of Thomas Nelson Publishers “Ancient Practices” series. The historical background ... Book Review: The Liturgical Year

Vicky's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/11 Justine Hostetler wrote: Powered by Ingram Digital The Liturgical Year by Joan Chittister (Thomas Nelson, 2009) is a fresh look at the traditional church calendar and the role it can have in helping people grow in faith and spiritual maturity. Sister Joan is a Benedictine nun, but her writing on this topic is accessible to anyone ... Review for "The Liturgical Year" by Joan Chittister

Justine's Rating:

3 Stars