An Inclusive Language Prayer Of Thanksgiving

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

This eucharistic prayer uses traditional structure and elements to frame abundant biblical imagery, located especially in the verbs. The liturgical and biblical traditions are enlivened by ancient metaphors and poetic euphony and rhythm. In addition, this text seeks to be inclusive of the experience of a wide variety of Christians in its imagery. The prayer is not one of penitence or catechizing, but of genuine praise and intercession. It is hoped that while each line sounds familiar, the...


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