Thanksgiving, Praise arid Worship by Derek Prince, Word Publishing, £3.75
PRAYER, SAYS DEREK PRINCE, is not just one musical instrument; it is the whole orchestra with many different instruments. Here he deals with three essential ones, showing us how to acknowledge God's goodness in our Thanksgiving, His greatness in our Praise and His holiness in our Worship.
Forty Days and Forty Nights by Brother Ramon SSF, Marshall Pickering, £6.99
AN ANGLICAN FRANCISCAN,
who for the last three years has been exploring the hermit life, gives spiritual and practical advicre not only to fulltime retreatants, but also to those who can only snatch one day at the most to be alone with God, and explains how all may experience refreshment of body, mind and spirit, the fruits of a God-filled retreat. A useful book for Advent and Lent.
A Wider Vision by Gerry Pierse, CSSR, Columba Press, £5.99 REFLECTIONS ON GOD, prayer and the Church in the light of Christian meditation, according to John Main's teaching on the use of the mantra. This method of meditation, he says, is rooted in tradition, and in spite of misunderstandings can be the means of opening up a wider vision of the Church in the modern world.
Eclel Quinn 1807-1944, Dominican publications, £9.99 EDEL QUINN WAS A Courageous missionary who managed, single-handed and while suffering from an incurable disease, to establish the Legion of Mary in Africa, where she died, having laboured to the end to overcome the racial discrimination and conservatism prevalent in many missionary institutes of the day.