Best Loved Prayers and Words of Wisdom

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780007278947: Best Loved Prayers and Words of Wisdom
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

A timeless collection of prayers, quotes, poems and speeches for every occasion. Complete with a brief introduction to each piece and its author, this book features words and prayers from 300BC to the present day. It provides a great source of inspiration when planning a speech or ceremonial occasion or can be used for personal devotions.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Synopsis:

A timeless collection of prayers, quotes, poems and speeches for every occasion. Complete with a brief introduction to each piece and its author, this book features words and prayers from 300BC to the present day. It provides a great source of inspiration when planning a speech or ceremonial occasion or can be used for personal devotions. This carefully chosen selection of the best loved prayers and words of wisdom is a staple for any bookshelf. The many contributors include C. S. Lewis, Florence Nightingale, St Francis of Assisi, John & Charles Wesley, Mother Teresa, John Stott, Oswald Chambers, G. K. Chesterton and Julian of Norwich. From The Lord's Prayer and Footprints, to excerpts from A Pilgrims Progress and A Christmas Carol, this compilation is a useful for individuals to read and reference, and a great source of inspiration when planning for a ceremonial occasion, speech, wedding or funeral. Each reading is introduced with a brief history to the piece and its author, providing new levels of interest and a sense of context.For example, the book features a poem from Minnie Louise Haskins that King George VI quoted in his address to the nation shortly after the outbreak of the Second World War, and also includes both Hugh Latimer's and William Tyndale's last words.

The 300 hand-picked pieces have been arranged alphabetically, so that selecting a favourite work is easy. This guide is also accompanied by a set of indexes which detail first lines, themes, Bible references, and authors, so that each entry is thoroughly cross-referenced, enabling you to make the most of this fabulous selection.

About the Author:

Martin Manser is a professional writer and researcher. He is responsible for ‘The Penguin Wordmaster’ and ‘The Guinness Book of Words’.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780007440702: Best Loved Prayers and Words of Wisdom

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0007440707 ISBN 13:  9780007440702
Publisher: Collins, 2011
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Manser, Martin H. (Compiler)/ Bull, Nicola L. (Editor)
Published by Collins (2009)
ISBN 10: 0007278942 ISBN 13: 9780007278947
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Collins, 2009. Hardcover. Condition: Brand New. 320 pages. 7.80x5.35x1.26 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # __0007278942

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
13.77
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 7.50
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Manser, Martin
Published by HarperCollins UK (2009)
ISBN 10: 0007278942 ISBN 13: 9780007278947
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2009. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110007278942

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
33.77
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Martin Manser
Published by HarperCollins UK (2009)
ISBN 10: 0007278942 ISBN 13: 9780007278947
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2009. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0007278942

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
43.19
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.10
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Martin Manser
Published by HarperCollins UK (2009)
ISBN 10: 0007278942 ISBN 13: 9780007278947
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2009. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0007278942

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
49.71
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.54
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Martin Manser
ISBN 10: 0007278942 ISBN 13: 9780007278947
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BennettBooksLtd
(San Diego, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. New. Looks like an interesting title!. Seller Inventory # M-0007278942

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
73.82
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.84
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Martin Manser
Published by HarperCollins UK (2009)
ISBN 10: 0007278942 ISBN 13: 9780007278947
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2009. Hardcover. Condition: New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0007278942n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
117.43
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds