Item description for Holy Spirit And The Church, The by Handley Moule...
Overview This book explores, in quiet meditation, the work of the Holy Spirit. Moule writes in the preface, "Far and wide in the Christian church, amidst too many phenomena of peril and perplexity, we hail as a phenomenon of good and glorious omen an ever-deepening attention to the divine promises which gather round the truth of the Holy Ghost. More and ever more it is recognised by those who name the Name of the Son that, alike for the individual blessing and for the work and witness of the Community, we depend with an absolute need upon the presence and power of the Spirit."
Publishers Description Before the Reformation dispute between Eck and Luther at Pleissenburg it is said that the assembly knelt and the solemn chant of the Veni Creator was sung three times. Attributed to Charlemagne, but almost certainly older, the first portion of this Latin hymn has been translated in an appendix to the Book of Common Prayer as -"Come, Holy Ghost, Creator come"Thou art the comforter, the GiftAnd visit all the souls of Thine; Of God most High, the Fire of Love, Thou hast inspired our hearts with life, The everlasting Spring of joy, Inspire them now with life divine. And holy Unction from above."In this very readable book, originally called Veni Creator, Handley Moule asks us to come with the same unifying spirit, not to a great battle of arguments but a series of quiet meditations upon the person and the work of the Spirit: both in our lives and in our churc
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Studio: Christian Focus
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.77" Width: 5.17" Height: 0.41" Weight: 0.26 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2001
Publisher Christian Focus Publications
Series Christian Heritage - Useful Books Of Lasting Value
ISBN 1857924428 ISBN13 9781857924428