Opening to God
Childlike Prayers for Adults
By (author) Marilyn McCord Adams
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Opening to God by Marilyn McCord Adams
Book DescriptionDrawing from Jesus' words to the disciples to become like children, Marilyn McCord Adams presents more than two hundred fifty original prayers that serve as powerful and practical examples of how adults can pray in a manner that combines the complexity and richness of their adult experiences with the candor and expectations of a child. The prayers in this collection encourage a deeper level of intimacy and openness to God, which McCord Adams believes will compel us to bring the pressing problems facing us directly to God. This resource, which can be used for public worship and private devotion, includes prayers that address social and personal concerns.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780664233051
(216mm x 140mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
Publisher: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 21-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Marilyn McCord Adams
Some Later Medieval Theories of the Eucharist, Paperback (August 2012)
How can the Body and Blood of Christ, without ever leaving heaven, come to be really present on eucharistic altars where the bread and wine still seem to be? Marilyn McCord Adams examines how this question and its answer ("transubstantiation") engaged thirteenth and fourteenth century philosophical theologians.
Christian Holiness & Human Sexuality, Paperback (March 2011)
Christian Holiness & Human Sexuality is a study guide for Episcopalians who want to understand how all Christian people can exercise their Baptismal vocation in the fullness of their sexual identity.
Christ and Horrors, Paperback (September 2006)
A systematic Christology that is at once biblical and philosophical, focusing on Christ as horror-defeater.
Problem of Evil, Paperback (November 1990)» View all books by Marilyn McCord Adams
The problem of evil is an accessible topic which easily engages the interest of students. This book offers some of the writings in the subject, culled from periodicals and other sources. It includes a bibliography and an editorial introduction.
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Author Biography - Marilyn McCord Adams
Marilyn McCord Adams is Distinguished Research Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Previously, she was Regious Professor of Divinity at Oxford University and Canon at Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford. She was also Horace Tracy Pitkin Professor of Historical Theology at Yale Divinity School and for many years taught medieval philosophy and philosophy of religion at the University of California, Los Angeles.
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