The Greatest Prayer Paperback
Rediscovering the Revolutionary Message of the Lord's Prayer
by J Dominic Crossan;
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The Greatest Prayer
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Here, John Dominic Crossan, one of the world’s leading experts on Jesus and his times, explores this foundational prayer line by line. This is quintessential Crossan, providing just the right amount of historical detail and literary insight to enhance our understanding, and drawing out the enduring richness and relevance of Jesus’ words for today.
The Greatest Prayer by J Dominic Crossan was published by Spck in March 2011 and is our 32983rd best seller. The ISBN for The Greatest Prayer is 9780281064175.
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The Greatest PrayerJohn Irvine, via The Good Book Stall
The author sums up his book as “rediscovering the revolutionary message of the Lord’s Prayer.” As well as being the greatest Christian prayer, it is also the strongest and most powerful. He argues that the prayer is a radical manifesto and a hymn of hope for all humanity. He proves his argument point by point by examining in detail every word and phrase in the prayer. Ranging widely through the Old and New Testaments, he examines the historical contexts of each word, their particular meaning and how to interpret them as metaphors. It is full of interesting historical facts and references from Jesus’ own time right up to this century with its recent archaeological discoveries. In clear and accessible language he says much that will be new to the reader and much that is both startling and fascinating.
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Details for The Greatest Prayer
|Page last updated||22nd December 2015|
|Author / Artist||J Dominic Crossan|
|Publisher||Spck (March 2011)|
|Number of Pages||208|