Why are We Here? Paperback

by Laurence Freeman;


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Why are We Here?

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In this work Freeman examines the radical question of our being in the world. We are here, he reflects, to come to continuous prayer, to a constant openness to the prayer of Christ in our hearts. Continuous prayer, he says, must not be understood as saying prayers all the time but as the living in a childlike state of simplicity, in which our ego concerns are left behind, opening the way to interior silence, communion with God, and greater power of attention to others. Freeman examines the teachings of John Cassian to show that meditation, with the aid of the ancient Christian tradition of the continuous saying of a mantra, is a path and a discipline to reach this state of simplicity and poverty of spirit of pure prayer called for by the Lord.

This Book will help us to establish profound personal realities regarding our humanity and help us to rediscover a new way to assume others and God in our society, and know ourselves better.

Why are We Here? by Laurence Freeman was published by Convivium Press in June 2012 and is our 14652nd best seller. The ISBN for Why are We Here? is 9781934996317.

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Page last updated 21st November 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherConvivium Press (June 2012)
Editionlarge type edition
Weight45g
Number of Pages76
Thickness5 mm
Height150 mm
Width112 mm
ISBN9781934996317
ISBN-101934996319
Product Code4038649
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