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Christopher Webber

Christopher Webber
Short Name: Christopher Webber
Full Name: Webber, Christopher, 1932-
Birth Year: 1932

Christopher L. Webber, a graduate of Princeton University and the General Theological Seminary in New York (with two earned degrees and an honorary doctorate from the latter), is the author of a number of books ranging from a guidebook for Vestries to a study of Christian marriage. He has also written hymns included in several major hymnals in the United States and Canada. His most recent books are American to the Backbone, a biography of James W.C. Pennington, a remarkable pre-Civil War abolition leader, Welcome to Christian Faith, an introduction to Christian life and teaching, Beyond Beowulf, the first-ever sequel to the old English saga, Beowulf, and A Year with American Saints, co-authored with Lutheran Pastor G. Scott Cady, which presents, stories of 365 men and women of every Christian tradition who have helped shape American life over four centuries. Other books include A Traveler’s Prayer Book, an introduction to the Episcopal Church called Welcome to the Episcopal Church, and Re-Thinking Marriage, the complete background to the current debate over a definition of marriage.

Webber has given lectures and workshops on his various books in a number of states and has given readings from Beyond Beowulf in libraries and bookstores as well as on television. He has also lectured on Islam in the Connecticut area.

Texts by Christopher Webber (25)sort iconAsInstances
As deer long for the streams, O LordChristopher L. Webber (Author)2
Do you not know that all who were baptizedChristopher Webber (Author)2
Each good and perfect giftChristopher Webber (Adapter)2
Fret not for those who do wrong thingsChristopher L. Webber (Author)2
God's law is perfect and gives lifeChristopher L. Webber (Author)2
Have mercy in your goodness, LordChristopher L. Webber (Versifier)2
How can we thank our GodChristopher Webber (Author)2
I will give thanks with my whole heartChristopher L. Webber (Author)2
Let us draw near the throne of GodChristopher Webber (Author)2
Lord, who may dwell within Your houseChristopher L. Webber (Author)5
Lord, why have You forsaken meChristopher L. Webber (Author)5
O God, You are my God; I seek You eagerlyChristopher L. Webber (Author)2
On a barren hilltop Christopher Webber (Author)3
Show us, O Lord, your steadfast loveChristopher L. Webber (Author)2
The God and Father of our Lord and Savior Christ be praisedChristopher Webber (Adapter)2
The heavens above declare God's praiseChristopher L. Webber (Author)2
The kingdom of our God is likeChristopher Webber (Adapter)3
The Lord's my Shepherd, all my needChristopher L. Webber (Author)2
There will be signs in sun and moonChristopher Webber (Author)2
This we proclaim about the Word of lifeChristopher Webber (Adapter)2
Those who are holy, loved of GodChristopher Webber (Author)2
To you, O Lord, we lift our eyesChristopher L. Webber (Author)2
When God our Savior's love for usChristopher Webber (Author)2
When Herod reigned in IsraelChristopher Webber (Adapter)2
Your word, O God, a living swordChristopher L. Webber (Author)2