Spiritual Life The Jesus Prayer: The Ancient Desert Prayer that Tunes the Heart to God

The Jesus Prayer: The Ancient Desert Prayer that Tunes the Heart to God

The Jesus Prayer: The Ancient Desert Prayer that Tunes the Heart to God
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SKU 9781557256591
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Frederica Mathewes-Green

“The Jesus Prayer has historically been passed on face-to-face, from one Christ-loving person to the next, down the generations ever since the desert saints. It is learned in a community of fellow-believers, all of whom are aware of their need and sin, trying daily to resist temptation better and love God more. As you form the habit of saying this prayer in the back of your mind all the time, it soaks into you, like dye into cotton, and colors the way you encounter every person and circumstance you meet…”


Frederica Mathewes-Green offers the most comprehensive book to date on the Jesus Prayer – a spiritual jewel for anyone who yearns for a real and continuous presence with Christ. She illuminates the history, theology, and spirituality of Orthodoxy, so that the Prayer can be understood in its native context, and provides practical steps for making it a part of our being.

181 pages
Paperback
Published 2009
size: 8 x 5.25 x 0.25"
ISBN-13: 978-1-55725-659-1

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