This title is a compilation of Christian quotations from across the centuries and continents. A resource for speakers, writers and teachers, it should also be useful to those who enjoy discovering words of wisdom and insight from unlikely and famous sources. Drawing on the major traditions - Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant - this volume offers over 5000 thought-provoking quotations from over 1300 authors and sources on over 500 themes covering a range of needs, interests and emotions. The main body of the book is arranged chronologically, enabling the reader to gain access to each thinker's most memorable sayings and to compare their views with those of their contemporaries. Readers who want to pursue a particular theme can do so by referring to the comprehensive three-way index dealing with authors, themes and key words.