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The Art of Biblical Prayer

by J.W.Rogerson


Price: £9.99
Publisher:SPCK (Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge)
Published:June 2011
‘Prayer’ is a word that is used in a number of different ways. For many people it means essentially petition or intercession. Understood in this way, prayer easily becomes an ‘extra’ – something that is not essential to Christianity, but that some Christians do sometimes, as the need arises. Written by an internationally-respected biblical scholar, this book aims to show that prayer should be understood as inseparable from Christianity, in the sense that to practise Christianity is to practise prayer and vice versa. Publisher

Scholarly wisdom, engagement and faith are woven well here in a valuable volume on the needful pathway of prayer. It will call all beyond self-preoccupation, with a humility, lightness and depth. The insight concerning prayer as God’s gift is particularly unique and energetically expressed.
Prayer is meaningfully explored with a thoughtfulness and reflective rigour in this attractive title. Research ability mixes well with soul and vulnerability in a refreshing and rare way. Helpful and hopeful! Johnny Douglas

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Reviewer: Johnny Douglas   (16/08/11)
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