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The First Fruits of Prayer: A Forty-Day Journal through the Canon of St. Andrew

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Join Frederica Mathewes-Green on a guided retreat through an ancient Orthodox text. Regardless of your denominational background, First Fruits of Prayer will bring to life the prayer experience of first millennium Christianity through immersion in this poetic hymn, an extraordinarily beautiful work that is still chanted by Christians around the world each Lent. It weaves together Old and New Testament Scriptures with prayers of hope and repentance and offers ancient ways of seeing Christ that still feel new today.

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  • Brings to life the prayer experience of first millennium Christianity.
  • Weaves together Old and New Testament Scriptures with prayers of hope.
  • Offers ancient ways of seeing Christ that still feel new today.
Fascinating and sometimes magisterial... A skilled interpreter of the theology and history of the Orthodox tradition, Mathewes-Green arranges the Great Canon of St. Andrew... into 40 readings accompanied by scriptural references, commentary, theological reflection and questions.

—Publishers Weekly

Rick Warren gave us 40 days of purpose. Frederica Mathewes-Green gives us 40 days of deep prayer and reflection... This is destined to become a devotional class for generations to come.

—Dallas Morning News

Frederica Mathewes-Green offers a spiritual roadmap for people seeking enlightenment, one day at a time. These Christian teachings are provocative, comforting, and enlightening, and they are presented with Green’s trademark warmth and gentle humor.

—Amy Dickinson, columnist, the Chicago Tibune

In the Logos Reader Edition, this volume is enhanced to best fit the content. Scripture references are hand-tagged to integrate with powerful functionality in Logos Bible Software. Page milestones and internal citation tagging provide accurate points of reference. Search important words across resources to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive tools for reading digital content are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

Frederica Matthewes-Green is an Eastern Orthodox author and speaker. She earned her BA in English from the University of South Carolina and her MA in theological studies from Virginia Theological Seminary. She is also the author of The Illumined Heart, The Open Door: Entering the Sanctuary of Icons and Prayer, and Gender: Men, Women, Sex and Feminism.

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    $8.99

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    Gathering interest