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    DescriptionThis profoundly encouraging anthology contains poetry, biblical passages, excerpts, and more sent in from contributors who selected the pieces that most inspired them in times of crisis or difficulty: from Royals Duchess of Kent and Princess Michael, to writers John Bayley, Muriel Spark and Beryl Bainbridge; politicians including Tony Blair, Hillary Clinton and Anne Widdicombe; the Dalai Lama; Kiri Te Kanawa, Joan Sutherland and many more. Royalties from the book will go to charity, and the original letters sent in as contributions were auctioned at Harrods to raise further money for charity.


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    Title
    Assurance
    Subtitle
    An Anthology
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Michael Seed
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 190
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 275 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780826453570
    ISBN 10: 0826453570
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HRCV9
    BIC E4L: REL
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    B&T General Subject: 690
    Abridged Dewey: 200
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25410
    DC21: 291.4
    Ingram Subject Code: RP
    LC classification: BL
    Libri: I-RP
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.5
    BISAC V2.8: REL022000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 290
    BISAC V2.8: REL000000
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVX
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
    Publication date
    01 November 2001
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Father Michael Seed SA is a Franciscan Friar of the Atonement. He is the Archbishop of Westminster's advisor on Ecumenical Relations, and is on the staff of Westminster Cathedral.
    Review quote
    Many wonder just how Hillary Clinton has survived the humiliation of being married to a man whose consumption of burgers is only matched by his appetite for the fairer sex. I can tell you. In Continuum s forthcoming Assurance Mrs. Clinton reveals that she turns to a passage in the Sermon on the Mount during times of difficulty (most of the last eight years, I assume). I can just imagine her reading some of those lines. Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely take that, all you Republicans who scuppered my health-care plans. Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God huh, no chance for you, Bill. Rejoice and be exceedingly glad: for great is your reward it is destined that I will win that Senate race. Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled damn right, I will. I haven t put up with all this for nothing. -Independent, September 24, 2000