Anne Rowthorn

Environmentalist, Writer, Retreat and Workshop Leader


God’s Good Earth: Praise and Prayer for Creation by Anne and Jeffery Rowthorn (Liturgical Press, 2018)

God’s Good Earth: Praise and Prayer for Creation

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God’s Good Earth offers Christians and their communities an engaging resource forprayer, reflection, and worship that reflects and nourishes their efforts to serve God and care for God’s creation. Compilers Anne and Jeffery Rowthorn have prepared 52 beautiful, ready-made prayer services, each around a specific theme, drawing from a rich variety of ecumenical resources: psalms and other responsive readings, Scripture, hymns, prayers, andreflections from the world’s most engaging nature writers and interpreters of the social and cultural landscape. Each section can be used in full, or the user may select smaller sections; permission is granted to the purchaser to reproduce for use in public prayer.

God’s Good Earth forms hearts and minds to know that transformation is not onlypossible but essential if the Earth is to survive, healthy and whole. Those who enter into thebook’s praise and prayer will have their faith in God the Creator strengthened, their gratitudefor the wonders of God’s creation deepened, and their commitment to act on behalf ofGod’s good earth enhanced. The print edition is printed with high production standards onrecycled, FSC-certified paper.

Anne Rowthorn has compiled four collections of ecological writings: Earth and All the Stars, Feast of the Universe, Song of the Universe, and The Wisdom of John Muir: 100+ Selections from the Letters, Journals, and Essays of theGreat Naturalist.

Jeffery Rowthorn, an Episcopal bishop, has compiled The Wideness of God’s Mercy: Litanies to Enlarge Our Prayer. His hymns have been widely published and he has compiled three hymnals. His most recent collection (with Russell Schulz-Widmar) is Sing of the World Made New: Hymns of Justice, Peace, and Christian Responsibility.

Available November 2018