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AP AfricaPraying: A Handbook on HIV/AIDS Sensitive Sermon Guidelines and Liturgy, ed. Musa W. Dube, WCC, 2003
APB An African Prayer Book, selected and with introduction by Desmond Tutu, © 1995 Desmond Tutu, Doubleday, a division of Random House, Inc.
BAE The Bible through Asian Eyes, eds Masao Takenaka and Ron O'Grady, © Asian Christian Art Association, Perum Duta Wacana No. 2 Jatimulyo, Yogyakarta 55242, Indonesia, Pace Publishing, Auckland, Aoteroa/New Zealand, 1991
FAGP For All God's People, comp.WCC, 1978 GMC Gifts of Many Cultures: Worship Resources for the Global Community, Maren C. Tirabassi and Kathy Wonson Eddy, United Church Press, Cleveland OH, USA, 1995
HFD Hallelujah for the Day, ed. Anthony Gittins, Ligouri/Triumph, Ligouri MO, USA, 2002
LUPL Let us Pray to the Lord, ed. George Lemopolos, WCC, 1996
PEW Prayers Encircling the World: An International Anthology, SPCK, London, UK, American ed. John Knox, Louisville KY, USA, 1998
PP A Procession of Prayers: Meditations and Prayers from around the World, comp.John Carden, WCC, and Cassell, London, UK, 1998
RL Red de liturgia del CLAI, Latin American Council of Churches, Liturgical Network, www.selah.com.ar/red
SCO Seeing Christ in Others, comp.Geoffrey Duncan, United Church Publishing House, Etobicoke, Ont., Canada, 1998
SNV Sing Out New Visions: Prayers, Poems and Reflections by Women, NCCCUSA, Friendship Press, New York, USA
SO Sinfonia oecumenica, Worship with the Churches in the World, German Evangelical Mission Agency, Hamburg, Germany, and Basel Mission, Basel, Switzerland; comp.Beatrice Aebi, Fritz Baltruweit, Christione Dithmar, Dirk Friederich, Markus Lesinski, Armin Mettler and Dietrich Werner, Gütersloher Verlagshaus, Gütershoh, Germany, © Gütersloher Verlagshaus, Gütersloh, in der Verlagsgruppe Random House GmbH, München, Gütersloh, 1998
TPP Timeless Prayers for Peace: Voices together from around the World, comp.Geoffrey Duncan, Canterbury Press, UK, 2002
WAGP With All God's People, comp. John Carden, WCC, 1989
WAP Women at Prayer, Rachel Stowe, copyright © 1994, used by permission of The Zondervan Corp., Grand Rapids MI, USA
WIC Wisdom Is Calling, comp.Geoffrey Duncan, Canterbury Press, UK, and United Church Publishing House, Etobicoke, Ont., Canada 1999
WOP The World at One in Prayer, ed. Daniel J. Fleming, Harper, New York, 1942
WPCU Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, WCC, Geneva, and Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Vatican City