Prayer: The Hidden Fire: The Hidden Fire

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Wood Lake Publishing Inc., 1998 - 256 Seiten
Prayers are an intimate conversation coming from a deep desire to communicate with God. But too many of us are locked into a one-dimensional model of prayer. How do you pray with your whole heart if you are still relying on the prayers of early childhood that begin "Now I lay me down to sleep," or the official, formally-structured prayers of institutional religion? Simple, practical, focussed on real life and completely honest, Prayer examines our deep inner need to pray. Along the way, Harpur shares his own experiences from his spiritual journey, and gives readers his most personal work to date.
 

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Introduction
11
HOMO ORANS THE PRAYING HOMINID
25
A Case Study
45
PrayingThe Lords Prayer
63
The God Within
83
Inner Prayer and Meditation
95
Prayers for Personal Adaptation
123
Prayers of Praise
143
Wrestling with God
177
The Ultimate Goal of Prayer
191
and Some Conclusions Reached
205
Acknowledgments
233
Index
249
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Über den Autor (1998)

Tom Harpur, columnist for The Toronto Star, Rhodes scholar and Anglican priest, is a prominent writer on religious and ethical issues. He is the author of seven bestselling books including For Christ's Sake, and Would You Believe? He has hosted numerous radio and television programs; a six-part television series based on his bestseller The Uncommon Touch: An Investigation of Spiritual Healing, is currently in production. Tom Harpur lives in Richmond Hill, Ontario.

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