Joan Chittister (Author),

Light in the Darkness

New Reflections on the Psalms for Every Day of the Year

The psalms are the oldest prayers in the Judeo-Christian tradition. There are 150 of them, and, like hymns today, they were written for multiple occasions. They are a lexicon of the human condition. They trace…

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  • Title: Light in the Darkness
  • Subtitle: New Reflections on the Psalms for Every Day of the Year
  • Page Count: 142
  • Available Formats: Trade-paper (9780824517489), Mobipocket (9780824503024), Epub (9780824502997)
  • Trim Size: 5.375 x 8.25
  • Publication Date: 01/05/1998
  • Edition: Trade Paper
  • BISAC 2 : RELIGION / Theology
  • Original language: English
  • Retail US: Trade-paper (16.95), Mobipocket (15.99), Epub (15.99)
  • Retail Canada: Trade-paper (18.95), Mobipocket (), Epub ()
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  • Review 1: Chittister’s Christianity is alive with spiritual radiance that makes the ordinary gleam with light and meaning. —Values & Vision

Joan Chittister (Author)

Joan Chittister is an internationally known author and lecturer, and the executive director of Benetvision: A Resource and Research Center for Contemporary Spirituality. She is past president of the Conference of American Benedictine Prioresses and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. She currently serves as cochair of the Global Peace Initiative of Women, a partner organization of the UN. Her books include The Friendship of Women, The Gift of Years, In Search of Belief, In the Heart of the Temple, and Wisdom Distilled from the Daily. She lives in Erie, Pennsylvania.

  1. In the tradition of Pascal’s Pensees, Merton’s 'Sentences' and even The Imitation of Christ, Joan Chittister offers guidance and inspiration a little bit at a time. A delightful book.
    --Praying
  2. Chittister’s Christianity is alive with spiritual radiance that makes the ordinary gleam with light and meaning.
    --Values & Vision

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