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Prayer Takes Us Home: The Theology and Practice of Christian Prayer Paperback

Prayer Takes Us Home: The Theology and Practice of Christian Prayer Paperback

Gerhard Lohfink
9780814688380
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01/09/2020


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A lot of people would like to learn to pray all over again. Others are not so sure they ought to pray. They want to know whether prayer will help them and, more than that, whether it will be of any use at all to our world.


This book gives an answer-not in the form of glib instructions, but by introducing the reader to the theology of prayer. It refers again and again to the Bible, especially the Psalms. At the same time, it speaks about personal experiences as well. Gerhard Lohfink writes in inviting, easy-to-read language, answering questions such as:


"To whom do we pray?"


"Does it make any sense to ask for things in prayer?"


"What happens in the Eucharistic Prayer?"


"What is so special about the Psalms?"


"How can I practise Christian meditation?"


This book offers an inviting approach to Christian prayer.


Gerhard Lohfink was professor of New Testament exegesis at the University of Tübingen. Since 1986, he has lived and worked as a theologian for the Catholic Integrated Community. His many books include No Irrelevant Jesus, Jesus of Nazareth, Does God Need the Church?, Is This All There Is?, and The Our Father, all from Liturgical Press.

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