Lord, Teach Us to Pray: A New Look at the Lord's Prayer

Lord, Teach Us to Pray: A New Look at the Lord's Prayer

by Arthur Paul Boers
     
 

The Lord's Prayer has nurtured Christians throughout the ages. Yet today it is often

Well known—but little understood

Frequently repeated—but seldom contemplated

Much loved as Jesus's model prayer—but attacked by some for naming God "Father."

Martin Luther said, "To this day I am still nursing myself on the Lord's Prayer like a

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Overview

The Lord's Prayer has nurtured Christians throughout the ages. Yet today it is often

Well known—but little understood

Frequently repeated—but seldom contemplated

Much loved as Jesus's model prayer—but attacked by some for naming God "Father."

Martin Luther said, "To this day I am still nursing myself on the Lord's Prayer like a child and am still eating and drinking of it like an old man without getting bored with it." The Lord's Prayer can still offer such nourishment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556357855
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
04/28/2008
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Arthur Paul Boers teaches pastoral theology at Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary. A Mennonite minister and Benedictine oblate, he has pastored in rural and urban settings in the U.S. and Canada. The author of six books, his degrees include the following: DMin, MTh in Pastoral Counseling, MDiv, and an MA in Peace Studies. Boers, a Canadian, is the oldest child of Dutch immigrants. He and spouse Lorna McDougall are the parents of two young adults.

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