A Diary of Private Prayer


Title: A Diary of Private Prayer Subtitle:
Author: John Baille Cover: Softcover
Pages: 135 Language: English


Publisher: Oxford University Press Edition:
Written: 1936 Published: 1961
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ID: 3142 Category: Devotional
Keyword: Prayer Acquired: 2008-07
From: Aunty Ruth Signed:
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Date Created: 2010-05-04 Date Modified: 2010-05-04


First published in 1937, this book has established itself as a twentieth-century classic of the devotional life, and the fact that over 125,000 copies of the previous editiions have now been sold suggests that it has met a personal need of a vast number of people.

The prayers are intended for private use, and not for any kind of public ritual; they form a basis which is adaptable to a great variety of circumstances. As a reviewer has said, 'This is a choice book—choice in its simplicity, in its felicitous language, and in its spirituality ...'