Item description for Ascent of the Mountain of God: Daily Reflections for the 40-Day Lenten Journey by Edward Hays...
Overview In brief but powerful reflections for the 40 days of Lent, Father Hays has created a thought-provoking adventure, taking us on a sacred mountain climbing expedition the mountain being a universal symbol of the presence of God, the place of awe-inspiring encounters with God. Beginning on Ash Wednesday and with each new week of Lent, we are led to another height on the way to the summit of the Easter Mystery, from Mt. Diablo through Mt. Sauvage. As his readers have come to expect, Ed Hays has woven into this manual a rich collection of parables and stories, prayers and paradoxes, for turning the challenge of the Lenten ascent into a joyful adventure. Includes a "blue ribbon" bookmark.
Publishers Description Ed Hays has created a thought-provoking adventure in these brief but powerful reflections for the 40 days of Lent. Derived from the Cycle C readings of the Sunday Lectionary, this rich collection of parables and stories, prayers and paradoxes turns the challenge of the Lenten ascent into a joyful adventure.
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Studio: Forest of Peace Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.49" Width: 5.49" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.42 lbs.
Release Date Feb 7, 2005
Publisher Forest of Peace Publishing
ISBN 0939516268 ISBN13 9780939516261
Availability 0 units.
More About Edward Hays
Fr. Edward M. Hays is the author of more than thirty books on contemporary spirituality. He was the co-founder and moving spirit of Forest of Peace Publishing and founding director of Shantivanam, a Midwest center for contemplative prayer. He has served as a chaplain of the state penitentiary in Lansing, Kansas, parish priest, and spiritual director. Hays has spent extended periods of pilgrimage in the Near East, the Holy Land, and India and remains a prolific writer and painter.
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