Words from the Heart

Words from the Heart : Discovering the Ancient Art of Prayer

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Meditation and prayer are no longer practices for the pious few. Today millions of people around the world are beginning to explore all kinds of techniques and philosophies in the search for inner peace and spiritual growth. This helpful and attractive little book shares the insights of the numerous Christian mystics who have been revered throughout the centuries for their dedication and spiritual wisdom. But the style is fun and lively, with lots of quizzes and quotations to lead the reader in gently. It covers topics like: What is prayer? Different types of prayer, Prayer in history, All religions, The Jewish legacy, What did Jesus teach? Jesus' example, The Lord's Prayer, New Testament prayers, Insights from the early church, Lessons learned, Classic prayers, Prayers to learn by heart, Today's world, Why pray? When where, how? A prayer diary, Short liturgies, Special occasions, Blessings, How did I do? Books to follow up on. The ideal guide for anyone wanting to embark on their own exciting journey of prayer.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 100 x 148mm | 135g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Colour Artwork
  • 0745940676
  • 9780745940670

About Meryl Doney

MERYL DONEY is a freelance writer and editor. She has written more than 50 books for both adults and children. Her most recent publications include The Art of Prayer (Lion 1999).show more