A Diary of Private Prayer by Baillie, John
John Baillie
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A Diary of Private Prayer -- John Baillie - Hardcover


Editor Susanna Wright offers this updated edition of a Christian devotional classic--invoking the daily prayers and timeless imagery of the original text through modern, accessible language.

In this wonderful collection, famed theologian Dr. John Baillie shares personal prayers for people who are seeking a better understanding of God and themselves. Organized by morning and evening--with special prayers for Sundays--A Diary of Private Prayer is written with eloquence, piety, and directness. Blending praise and meditative thoughts about God with a concern for the social and individual good, these daily invocations help and inspire us to search our inner selves and find the deep religious beliefs that lie within.

First published in 1936, A Diary of Private Prayer remains a seminal Christian devotional with more than a million copies in print. This modern edition--completely redesigned into a gift package--admirably preserves all the qualities of the original, ensuring that the wisdom of God and the wonder of Baillie's prayers remain accessible for many generations to come.

Author: John Baillie
Publisher: Scribner Book Company
Published: 10/07/2014
Pages: 144
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.55lbs
Size: 8.40h x 5.90w x 0.70d
ISBN: 9781476754703

Review Citation(s):
Library Journal Prepub Alert 07/01/2014 pg. 56
Library Journal 07/01/2014

About the Author
John Baillie was a teacher, lecturer, preacher, and author of many books, including Christian Devotion, The Place of Jesus Christ in Modern Christianity, and A Diary of Readings. He held academic posts in the UK, the US, and Canada; was Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland; and President of the World Council of Churches. He died in 1960.

Susanna Wright is a theologian dedicated to working and sharing her life with poor communities on the edge of society. She lives in London with her husband, a pastor in the Church of England, and their two children.
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