Praying by Hand: Rediscovering the Rosary As a Way of Prayer

by M. Basil Pennington

Paperback, 1991

Barcode

1326

Call number

242.742 PEN

Status

Available

Call number

242.742 PEN

Pages

128

Publication

Harper San Francisco (1991), 128 pages

ISBN

0060665416 / 9780060665418

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The Salve Regina was written in the ninth century by a monk and it quickly became the favority evening song of monks everywhere. [31]

"Using strings of beads to accompany silent or spoken prayers is a tradition found not only in Christianity, but in Buddhism, Islam, and other spiritual traditions as well." The author is a Trappist monk. Here he examines a tradition of prayer and finds it a viable form of "spirituality". It aids concentration and gives prayer a tangibility. Beads.… (more)

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