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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 1/2 Brian Johnson wrote: Chittister’s work is written from her years of living life through the liturgical calendar. Her perspective is distinctly catholic, but presented in a manner that welcomes a protestant, like myself, to join in. She writes for the everyday person. After all, liturgy is “the work of the people,” ... The Liturgical Year by Joan Chittister

Brian's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/30 Leigh Warmbrand wrote: The Liturgical Year by Sister Joan Chillister is a stretching, challenging and insightful book to read. Written from the perspective of a Benedictine Roman Catholic background, Sr. Joan Chillister provides a spiritual richness and depth in her writing as you might read from Henri Nouwen’s works. The ... Book Review: The Liturgical Year

Leigh's Rating:

4 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 12/28 Cookie wrote: Having seen this book on the list of possible books to review I was very excited. Being a lector at church, I thought this book would be very helpful for me in understanding the gospel a little better. I began reading the book and quickly had flashbacks to my Ancient History course in College. ... Liturgical Year

Cookie's Rating:

1 Stars

On 12/28 tiffanibelle wrote: "The Liturgical Year" is part of the Ancient Practices series (see my friend Beth's recommendation about another Ancient Practices book here), and is a terrific addition to it. Whether you are looking for an informative read to learn more about the purpose of the Christian Liturgy, or desiring a devotional ... Book Review: The Liturgical Year: The Spiraling Adventure of the Spiritual Life (by Joan Chittister)

tiffanibelle's Rating:

4 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 12/23 Deana O'Hara wrote:  The Liturgical Year: the spiraling adventure of the spiritual life   Written by: Joan Chittister   Book Description A journey of the soul through the map of Christian time. The liturgical year, beginning on the first Sunday of Advent and carrying through the following November, is the year that ... The Liturgical Year: Joan Chittister

Deana's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/21 Matthew Fretwell wrote: In Joan Chittister’s book, entitled The Liturgical Year: the Spiraling Adventure of the Spiritual Life, she examines the liturgical year, comparing its feast days to the human exercises and rituals of the ancient and catholic (universal) church, applied to Christian life. Chittister contends that these ... The Liturgical Year by Joan Chittister

Matthew's Rating:

1 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 12/17 T.C. Judd wrote: With the recent growing interest in Evangelical circles of liturgical practices from the larger Christian church (as evidenced, for example, by the Nelson's "Ancient Practices" series of which this volume is part or the publication of Tyndale's Mosaic NLT Bible), Sister Joan Chittister's book "The Liturgical ... A great introduction to the Christian year!

T.C.'s Rating:

4 Stars