Common Prayer Pocket Edition

Common Prayer Pocket Edition : A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals

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Common Prayer Pocket Edition helps individuals and today's diverse church pray together across traditions and denominations. With an ear to the particulars of various liturgical prayer traditions, and using an advisory team of liturgy experts, the authors have created a tapestry of prayer that celebrates the best of each tradition. This convenient and portable book also includes tools for prayer scattered throughout to aid those unfamiliar with liturgy and deepen the prayer life of those already familiar with liturgical prayer. Common Prayer Pocket Edition adds new prayers for compline (late evening) and for individual use, such as prayers for travel, protection, and various blessings. It includes a table of days and readings for the morning prayers as well as an annotated list of saints and days to remember. Churches and individuals who desire a deeper prayer life-and those familiar with Shane Claiborne and New Monasticism-will enjoy the tools offered in this book as a fresh take on liturgy.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 117 x 183 x 13mm | 141g
  • Grand Rapids, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • Reprint
  • 031033506x
  • 9780310335061
  • 26,676

About Shane Claiborne

Shane Claiborne is an activist, author of Jesus for President, coauthor of Common Prayer, and is a founder of The Simple Way, a community in inner-city Philadelphia that has helped birth and connect radical faith communities around the world.

Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove is an associate minister at St. Johns Baptist Church. A graduate of Duke Divinity School, Jonathan is engaged in reconciliation efforts in Durham, North Carolina, directs the School for Conversion (, and is a sought-after speaker and author of several books. The Rutba House, where Jonathan lives with his wife, Leah, their son, JaiMichael, daughter, Nora Ann, and other friends, is a new monastic community that prays, eats, and lives together, welcoming neighbors and homeless. Find out more at
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I just received this book last night and I was a little disappointed. Not in the book, but because I though I was buying the full version when this is the 'pocket edition', which is a reduced whittled down version. (Still good and useful but not what I though I was getting) Admittedly, if I had read the full description on this listing I would have seen that this is the pocket edition. However, I feel that it should be clearly stated in the title that this is a 'pocket edition', not merely just a paper-back version of the full more
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