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In an age when self -help methods abound and meditation is a common prescriptive, Garry Wills-one of the most respected writers on religious topics today-offers an extraordinary journey through one of the oldest aids to spiritual contemplation.

Drawing together history and readings from scripture, Wills explains the beads on the rosary and the moments in Christ's life they represent, illustrating each mystery with a stunning Tintoretto painting. The result is an illuminating and poignant exploration of the power of prayer that will edify and inspire readers.

Synopsis:

In an age when self -help methods abound and meditation is a common prescriptive, Garry Willsone of the most respected writers on religious topics todayoffers an extraordinary journey through one of the oldest aids to spiritual contemplation.

Drawing together history and readings from scripture, Wills explains the beads on the rosary and the moments in Christs life they represent, illustrating each mystery with a stunning Tintoretto painting. The result is an illuminating and poignant exploration of the power of prayer that will edify and inspire readers.

Synopsis:

With gorgeous full-color reproductions of paintings by Renaissance master Tintoretti illustrating the mysteries, this title will be an ideal book for those who practice the rosary or are seeking a new, timeless form of contemplation.

About the Author

Garry Wills's Penguin Lives biography of Saint Augustine was a New York Times Notable Book. He is also the author of What Jesus Meant and the New York Times bestsellers Why I Am a Catholic and Papal Sin, and his Lincoln at Gettysburg won a Pulitzer Prize.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143037972
Author:
Wills, Garry
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
Inspirational - Catholic
Subject:
Devotional
Subject:
History
Subject:
Christian Life - Inspirational - Catholic
Subject:
Christianity-Inspirational
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20061131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16-page color insert on insert stock; b/
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.44x5.66x.63 in. .44 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 208 pages Penguin Books - English 9780143037972 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In an age when self -help methods abound and meditation is a common prescriptive, Garry Willsone of the most respected writers on religious topics todayoffers an extraordinary journey through one of the oldest aids to spiritual contemplation.

Drawing together history and readings from scripture, Wills explains the beads on the rosary and the moments in Christs life they represent, illustrating each mystery with a stunning Tintoretto painting. The result is an illuminating and poignant exploration of the power of prayer that will edify and inspire readers.

"Synopsis" by , With gorgeous full-color reproductions of paintings by Renaissance master Tintoretti illustrating the mysteries, this title will be an ideal book for those who practice the rosary or are seeking a new, timeless form of contemplation.

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