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    DescriptionAn ancient prayer for every day: "Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on me, a sinner." These words have strengthened and comforted believers for centuries. The Jesus Prayer comes to us from the Eastern Christian tradition. In these pages, John Michael Talbot explores more of the roots of the prayer along with the theological and practical meaning of each word in the lives of believers today. Readers are invited to meditate on the twelve simple words that lie at the heart of the Christian East. Complete with historical context and exercises for self-reflection, this book shows how a single prayer could sustain the spiritual life of a civilization. Each chapter ends with a brief practice using the prayer.


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    Title
    The Jesus Prayer
    Subtitle
    A Cry for Mercy, a Path of Renewal
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Michael Talbot
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 156
    Width: 136 mm
    Height: 185 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780830835775
    ISBN 10: 0830835776
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.1
    BIC E4L: REL
    BIC subject category V2: HRCV
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 37
    Ingram Subject Code: RP
    Libri: I-RP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15410
    DC22: 242.72, 242/.72
    DC21: 242.72
    BIC subject category V2: HRCR1
    BISAC V2.8: REL012080
    LC classification: BT590.J28 T35 2013
    Thema V1.0: QRMP, QRVJ2
    Publisher
    InterVarsity Press
    Imprint name
    Inter-Varsity Press,US
    Publication date
    18 October 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Illinois
    Review quote
    "The Jesus Prayer is decidedly practical, not only instructing readers about the background and rich history behind the prayer but also devoting entire chapters on words or phrases from the actual prayer and going into depth about them. But perhaps most valuable, especially for Protestants who may be skeptical of The Jesus Prayer and its roots in Catholicism and Eastern Christianity, is that Talbot speaks as one who sees both sides. Talbot is indeed a Catholic steeped in the monastic tradition, but he began his Christian walk as a Protestant during the heady days of the early 1970s Jesus Movement."--CCM Magazine, Fall 2013