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A Mind Intent on God (Book Review)
Quotations from Alcuin, that remarkable eighth century Anglo-Saxon leader, teacher, deacon and writer - prayers, extracts from letters to friends and reflections, particularly including the use of the psalms in personal spiritual reflection.
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A Month with: St. Teresa of Avila (Book Review)
Four volumes which introduce selections from the fine writings of notable saints
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A selection of songs and chants to aid meditation (Audio/Video)
Following on from the service of Celtic Morning Prayer at Swanwick (July 2005), Alex Whitehead offers some suggestions of songs and chants.
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A Stillness Exercise (Article/Note/Report)
Relax, let tensions fall away, concentrate on whatever you feel is the centre of yourself, listen to the atmosphere deep within yourself and pray.
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A Vision for Good Practice in Reader/Preacher Training (Article/Note/Report)
The report of the Reader Task Group.
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Anglican Communion (Website)
Resources on a wide variety of topics from the Anglican Communion Documents Library.
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Anglican Cycle of Prayer (Website)
Daily cycle of prayer, leading around the Anglican Communion, including daily Bible reading references.
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Anglicans Online (Website)
Anglican news from across the world, in-depth articles exploring the issues of the moment, and a comprehensive listing of online resources for Anglicans
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Anxious Times (Book Review)
Reflections offering support in times of stress
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At Home in Lent (Book Review)
Inspiration and Christian reflection through everyday objects
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Cave Refectory Road (Book Review)
Monastic living for us today
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Celtic Advent (Book Review)
Short, daily readings for Advent - stories from Celtic lore, contemplations, New Testament readings and prayers.
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Celtic Lent (Book Review)
A Celtic guide to contemplation during the Lenten season
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Christians on the Internet (COIN) (Website)
COIN exists to encourage and help churches, church organisations and individuals to make sensible use of the Internet, seeking to ensure an active Christian presence on the Internet to serve as a witness to the wider world.
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Church of England (Website)
The official Church of England website with onward links to many other related sites.
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Common Worship (Website)
Part of the Church of England web site dedicated to Common Worship - the services and prayers which are available for use in the Church of England alongside the 1662 Book of Common Prayer.
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Creative Spirit (Audio/Video)
An excellent inspirational resource; a catalyst to enable us all to look again at familiar events from the Christian story from unusual, unexpected or just different angles; an aid to reflection, meditation, discussion and spiritual growth.
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Days of Awe and Wonder (Book Review)
Almost three years after his death, this is the essential Borg: a compelling collection of his writings and sermons which provides the core of his profoundly spiritual theology.
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Exploring Christian Faith with Children (Website)
Children's work resources
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Faith in the Making (Book Review)
A consideration of the people of faith - from Hebrews 11.
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Further resources for the 'On the Way: An Introduction to Mark's Gospel' feature in The Reader Winter 2005 (Article/Note/Report)
Additional resources for studying Mark's Gospel
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Henry Vaughan (Book Review)
'Henry Vaughan' focuses on poems dealing with death, suffering and bible verses; hallmarked by his concern for nature.
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Holy Habits Biblical Teaching (Book Review)
The development of a rule for life.
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Holy Habits Introductory Guide (Book Review)
The development of a rule for life.
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Homeward Bound (Book Review)
Applying the Sabbath to todayís world
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John Donne (Book Review)
A selection of his famous secular poems, many of his religious poems, and extracts from twenty-five sermons.
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Lavalamp Prayer Application (Website)
An aid/support to prayer
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Lent with New Daylight (Book Review)
Discovering who we are as Godís people: material for Lent groups
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Lift Up Your Hearts (Website)
Worship & Spirituality Site of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada
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Liturgy (Booklist)
An introductory booklist for the study of liturgy
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Love in Thin Places (Book Review)
Poetry in the Celtic Tradition
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Making Christ Visible (Book Review)
A book for Christian disciples, Church leaders and people considering discipleship, with a vital message, provoking its readers to think about the revolutionary demands and consequences of Christian apprenticeship.
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Mountains of Matthew (Article/Note/Report)
Sermon preached at the Commissioning of Readers in the Diocese of Southwark, Southwark Cathedral, 26th January 2008
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No Longer Strangers (Book Review)
The Biography of a Christian Asylum Seeker
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On being a Bishop (Book Review)
Neither an autobiography nor a memoir, but a series of random notes and jottings, giving insight into the life and work of a bishop, and how the Church of Ireland works.
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Pilgrim Journeys (Book Review)
An exploration of the riches of the Lord's Prayer
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Pilgrim journeys - 40 days of reflections on the Beatitudes (Book Review)
A consideration of the Beatitudes (Matthew 5. 3-10) in a refreshingly original way - ideal for individual or group study during Lent.
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Pray as You Go (Website)
Pray-as-you-go is a daily prayer session, designed for use on portable MP3 players, to help you pray whilst travelling to and from work, study, etc.
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Prayer Eleven (Website)
The Prayer Eleven web site aims to promote Prayer and Christian Spiritual Maturity.
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Praying the Way (Book Review)
A fresh guide to prayer from the traditions of the four Gospels
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Preaching with the Northern Saints (Article/Note/Report)
Material from the July 2011 Lincoln Diocese Pilgrimage to Durham
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Reader Prayer (Article/Note/Report)
A prayer for Readers and Reader Ministry.
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Readings for Weddings (Book Review)
An imaginative anthology of readings for weddings.
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Reflections for Advent (Book Review)
A companion volume of reflections to augment the lectionary readings for Common Worship Daily Prayer.
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ReJesus (Website)
Jesusí life, the lives of his followers, Spirituality, Creativity.
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Resources to accompany the 'Unfinished Business' feature in The Reader Summer 2006 (Article/Note/Report)
A presentation of Mark's Gospel in worship.
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Rooted in Godís grace (Book Review)
Personal spiritual disciplines such as prayer, Bible study, silence, the enjoyment of nature and worship - using the writer's own experiences.
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Sabbath Rest (Book Review)
An accessible exploration of the importance of the Sabbath within the Jewish prophetic writings and the life of the early church
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Sacred Space (Website)
Daily Prayer Online - an opportunity to spend a few minutes praying as you sit at your computer, with the help of on-screen guidance and scripture chosen specially every day.
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Sea Changed: A Companion Guide (Book Review)
Meditations on the transformations made possible by the Living God as He acts through the circumstances of our lives.
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Songs of the Spirit (Book Review)
Using the Psalms daily during Lent and Easter
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Sounding Heaven and Earth (Book Review)
This book is written for the benefit of those adolescents who are reaching for something without knowing what.
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Spirit of the Living God (Article/Note/Report)
a meditation for Pentecost
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The Anglican Centre in Rome - Courses (Course Programmes)
The courses run by the Centre offer opportunities for meeting and dialogue through studying ecumenical theology in its many facets as students explore our common Christian heritage as displayed in this 'eternal city'. Many are particularly suited to Reader Ministry.
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The Art of Advent (Book Review)
37 reflections, extending through Christmas into Epiphany, with interesting and contrasting nativities, themes linked to the magi, the baptism of Jesus, the conversion of Paul and the presentation in the temple.
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The Celtic and Saxon Mission to Northumbria (Article/Note/Report)
Material from the July 2011 Lincoln Diocese Pilgrimage to Durham
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The Celtic Soul-friend (Book Review)
The Celtic Tradition and Spiritual Growth
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The Flowering of the Soul (Book Review)
A collection of almost 1000 prayers by more than 200 women from 13 different religions and many different cultures in a remarkable anthology.
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The Gift of Years (Website)
The Gift of Years is part of The Bible Reading Fellowship (BRF) and resources the spiritual journey of older people.
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The Hum of Angels (Book Review)
Belief in angels is very central to Christian thought - a study of the biblical tradition.
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The Light of the World (Article/Note/Report)
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The Prince of Peace in a world of wars (Book Review)
An Advent-themed collection of Bible readings and contemplations.
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The Retreat Association (Website)
A registered charity comprising six British Retreat Groups
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The Text this Week (Website)
A wide variety of resources for study and liturgy based on the 3-year Revised Common Lectionary cycle.
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Things Hidden (Book Review)
A new edition of a classic text on spirituality
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This is our Calling (Book Review)
This book was written to help those who believe that God is or may be calling them to serve him, whether in ministry, for a specific task, or through daily discipleship.
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Transformed (Website)
Testimonies of people who've spent time on the wrong side of the law.
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What is Pilgrimage? Why Pilgrimage? (Article/Note/Report)
Material from the July 2011 Lincoln Diocese Pilgrimage to Durham
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Wrestling with God (Book Review)
James Emery White writes honestly about the struggle we often experience in trying to love God with all our heart, soul, mind and strength.
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