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Book Review

Brian Frost

Prayers of Darkness and Light

ISBN 0-9509516-2-7

New World Publications, Reigate, 2001, £4.25

(price at publication of review)

 

Reviewed May 2002; © Copyright, The Society of Saint Francis, 2002

  

The author wrote these ‘prayer poems’ out of his experience of myalgic encephomyelitis - ME.  In his Foreword, Bishop David Sheppard writes of them as addressed to Christ and containing powerful imagery.  The vocabulary is simple but very strong, and the prayers end, in the first section, with a fitting quotation from Scripture.

 

Anselm SSF

 

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