Praying with America: 100 Years of Encountering God in by James Martin

By James Martin

“Prayer could be a tricky subject to jot down approximately, seeing that attempting to clarify it truly is anything like attempting to pin down a butterfly. The extra you search to catch it, the extra it desires to get away. finally, what occurs in prayer is incommunicable, because it occurs privately, among one individual and God.”
—from the creation by means of James Martin, SJ

Prayer is our dialog with God. it's also on the center of Ignatian spirituality. figuring out the perform and means of prayer, its numerous types and expressions, is prime for individuals of religion. in a single assortment, Praying with America provides and celebrates the range of prayer during the last century and provides readers the knowledge and notion of major Catholic thinkers at the perform of prayer.

Praying with the USA provides a curated choice of wide-ranging discussions at the topic, filled with sensible and inspirational knowledge, by way of many of the best-known Jesuit writers and different non secular luminaries, together with Thomas Keating, OCSO; Henri J. M. Nouwen; William O’Malley, SJ; Daniel J. Harrington, SJ; William A. Barry, SJ; Evelyn Waugh; and plenty of extra from the United States, which is still a number one Catholic weekly, reporting on information and the lives of the trustworthy worldwide for greater than a hundred years. James Martin, SJ, who introduces the gathering, is a Jesuit priest, editor-at-large at the USA, and writer of various books, together with My lifestyles with the Saints.

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Praying with America: 100 Years of Encountering God in Prayer with America Magazine

“Prayer could be a tough subject to write down approximately, on the grounds that attempting to clarify it's whatever like attempting to pin down a butterfly. The extra you search to seize it, the extra it desires to get away. after all, what occurs in prayer is incommunicable, because it occurs privately, among one individual and God. ”—from the creation by means of James Martin, SJ Prayer is our dialog with God.

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