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Pause for Thought: Making Time for Prayer, Jesus, and God [NOOK Book]


Fresh, new themes of reflection in the areas of prayer, Jesus, and God, by a prominent theologian and speaker.

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Pause for Thought: Making Time for Prayer, Jesus, and God

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Fresh, new themes of reflection in the areas of prayer, Jesus, and God, by a prominent theologian and speaker.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781893757813
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication date: 5/9/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,372,484
  • File size: 238 KB

Table of Contents

Preface 1

Part 1 Prayer

1 Six Images of Prayer 5

2 Prayer as Being Questioned 12

3 The Case Against Prayer 14

4 Two Texts for Prayer 20

5 Two Poems of the Passion 24

Part 2 The Coming and Mission of Jesus

1 The Annunciation 31

2 In Praise of Christmas Cards 34

3 Kissed into Life 38

4 The Face of the Christ Child 40

5 The Greatest Love Story 42

6 What Was Jesus Like? 44

7 Crazy About Jesus 47

8 The Miracle of Growth 49

9 Jesus and the Call to Love 51

10 The Healing of Two Women (Matt 9:18-26) 58

11 Comforts and Challenges (Luke 14:12-14) 60

12 "Abiding in Me" 63

13 "Eating This Bread and Drinking This Cup" 65

14 The Transfiguration of Jesus (Mark 9:2-8) 67

15 Bartimaeus Follows Jesus on the Way 69

16 A Scandalous Life and Death 74

Part 3 The Suffering and Death of Jesus

1 The Passion of Jesus According to Mark 79

2 The Passion and Death of Jesus 82

3 The Passion of Jesus According to Matthew and Luke 86

4 Holy Thursday According to John 90

5 Judas Iscariot 92

6 Judas, Jesus, and Peter 95

7 The Veil of Veronica 97

8 Holy Saturday 99

Part 4 The Resurrection and Risen Life of Jesus

1 The Resurrection According to Matthew 105

2 Mark on Darkness and Light 110

3 The Eyes of Love (John 20:1-9) 112

4 The Real Thomas (John 20:19-31) 115

5 "I Am the Bread of Life" 117

6 The Resurrection According to Paul 121

7 The Body Language of Love 127

Part 5 Our god

1 God and the Seasons of Our Lives 131

2 "The Father and I Are One" (John 10:30) 134

3 The God of All Comfort 136

4 God the Heavenly Chef 144

Epilogue 146

Index of Names 147

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