Prayer for Beginners
Peter Kreeft brings his unique insights to this most important area of our spiritual lives. He claims he himself is still a beginner in prayer, and this book is for all those, like him, who feel that they are not good at praying but desire to become much better at it. Thus, Kreeft offers simple, but profound advice and practical steps for developing a prayer life based on the time-tested wisdom of the saints and great spiritual writers, especially the principles found in Brother Lawrence's classic, The Practice of the Presence of God. In short, straight-forward and unsentimental chapters, Kreeft covers all the key areas for understanding and developing that intimate form of communication with our Creator that we call prayer. He covers such areas as the necessity of prayer, various motives and methods, steps, patience, suffering, sin, faith, and grace.
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - allenkeith - LibraryThing
This is an excellent book for both the beginner and the more advanced. Like most others of Peter Kreeft's books it is written with both clarity and cogency. He gets to the point. There are 18 very ... Read full review