In the gift of this new day (Bk)


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Neil Paynter

Praying with the Iona Community

A book of modern, engaged prayers following the rhythm of the Iona Community’s daily prayer cycle. Concerns include:

The ministry of the whole people of God * the renewal of prayer and worship * health and wholeness and the ministry of healing * church renewal * the ecumenical movement * people of other faiths and beliefs and the promotion of understanding through dialogue and joint action for justice and peace * economic witness * poverty * trade justice * young people * working together for change * social and political action for justice, peace and the integrity of creation * victims and perpetrators of violence * peace movements and organisations * human rights and gender justice * racial justice and the rights of indigenous peoples * the environment and all who work for ecological sustainability * refugees and asylum seekers and our commitment to hospitality * the renewal of community and the well-being of our own local communities * intentional and basic Christian communities throughout the world …

Contributors include: Brian Woodcock, the Wild Goose Resource Group, Chris Polhill, Ruth Burgess, Peter Millar, Jan Sutch Pickard, Kathy Galloway, Joy Mead, Rosemary Power, Ian M Fraser, John Harvey, Ruth Harvey, Warren Bardsley, Norman Shanks, Alison Swinfen, Alastair McIntosh, Thom M Shuman and many other members, associates and friends of the Iona Community.

With an introduction by Ian M Fraser.

Neil Paynter is the editor and author of over twenty books, including This Is the Day and Down to Earth (Wild Goose).



ISBN: 9781849524476