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The Divine Hours

Prayers for Summertime--A Manual for Prayer

The Divine Hours( )
Author: Tickle, Phyllis
Publication Date:Mar 2000
Publisher:The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

The first volume in a trilogy of prayer manuals compiled byPublishers Weeklyreligion editor Phyllis Tickle as a contemporary Book of Hours to guide Christians gently yet authoritatively through the daily offices. The Divine Hours is the first major literary and liturgical reworking of the sixth-century Benedictine Rule of fixed-hour prayer. This beautifully conceived and thoroughly modern three-volume guide will appeal to the theological novice as well as to the ecclesiastical...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Prayerbooks / General
Religion / Prayerbooks / Christian
Religion / Christian Living / Prayer
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.78 x 8.53 x 1.44 Inches
Book Weight:1.665 Pounds
Author Biography
Tickle, Phyllis (Author)
Phyllis Tickle was born on March 12, 1934. She received a B.A. from East Tennessee State University in 1955 and a M.A. from Furman University in 1961. She was best known for launching the religion section of Publishers Weekly in the early 1990s. She also wrote dozens of books on American religion and spirituality including Re-Discovering the Sacred: Spirituality in America, God-Talk in America, The Great Emergence: How Christianity Is Changing and Why, and The Age of the Spirit: How the Ghost of an Ancient Controversy Is Shaping the Church. She died months after being diagnosed with lung cancer on September 22, 2015 at the age of 81.


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