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The greatest prayer rediscovering the revolutionary message of the Lord"s Prayer by John Dominic Crossan

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Published by HarperOne in New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Meditations,
  • Lord"s prayer

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Celebrates the revolutionary nature of the Lord"s Prayer, showing that the only prayer Jesus ever taught deserves intense contemplation.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJohn Dominic Crossan
LC ClassificationsBS230 .C77 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p. ;
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25544838M
ISBN 100061875686
ISBN 109780061875687

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"The Greatest Prayer" is quite a stimulating book about The Lord's Prayer or the "Our Father". I think (but am not positive) that Mr. Crossan is connected to the so-called "Jesus Seminar" which tries to articulate who is exactly "the historical Jesus" (as people used to say)/5. Aug 23,  · In The Greatest Prayer, foremost historical Jesus scholar John Dominic Crossan, bestselling author of Historical Jesus and Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography. Nov 25,  · With Christ in the School of Prayer Andrew Murray (Whittaker House) $ Andrew Murray was an intense but popular South African evangelist in the early 20 th century, who preached all over the world. This is his most well-known book, considered by many to be one of the most significant books on the topic written, at least in the last hundred. The Bible’s 7 Most Powerful Prayers Jesus offered the Lord’s Prayer as an example of how we are to approach the Father with our needs and Beliefnet.

Spurgeon said that “prayer moves the arm that moves the world.” Prayer is an essential discipline of the Christian life. It’s our primary means of connecting, moment-by-moment, with the Father and Creator. Jesus gave basic lessons in prayer to the disciples, and he also gave them models of deeper prayer and intercession. Prayer is simple. THE GREATEST PRAYER Rediscovering the Revolutionary Message of the Lord’s Prayer by John Dominic Crossan Prepared by Jeanne Zammataro and the United Church of Christ Economic Justice League January This Study Guide can be used to lead a discussion of The Greatest Prayer: Rediscovering the Revolutionary. THE STRANGEST PRAYER. It is Christianity’s greatest prayer. It is also Christianity’s strangest prayer. It is prayed by all Christians but it never mentions Christ. It is prayed in all churches but it never mentions Church. It is prayed on all Sundays but it never mentions Sunday. It is . With creative élan, Crossan points out how this prayer taught by Jesus is unusual: "The Lord's Prayer is Christianity's greatest prayer. It is also Christianity's strangest prayer. It is prayed by all Christians, but it never mentions Christ. It is prayed in all churches, but it never mentions church.

In The Greatest Prayer, From this stance he starts to examine the prayer in more detail. Early on in the book, he introduces the listener to a technical poetic device that plays an important role in his explanation of the Lord's Prayer (as in Matthew) in large parts of the book, namely parallelism. Apr 17,  · Now Jesus and the eleven have gone to the garden of Gethsemane (John ; Mark ). Here Jesus prays the greatest prayer in the world. What hung in the balance was the glory of God’s grace and the salvation of the world. The success of Jesus’s mission to earth depended on Jesus’s prayer and the answer given. Aug 23,  · John Dominic Crossan, professor emeritus at DePaul University, is widely regarded as the foremost historical Jesus scholar of our time. He is the author of several bestselling books, including The Historical Jesus, How to Read the Bible and Still Be a Christian, God and Empire, Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography, The Greatest Prayer, The Last Week, and The Power of Parable/5(8). You can take your Bible and open to John, Chapter This chapter is unparalleled in Scripture. It is unique among all the portions of Scripture because it is the prayer of our Lord, the Son of God.