A School of Prayer: The Saints Show Us How to Pray, Complete

A School of Prayer: The Saints Show Us How to Pray, Complete

by Pope Benedict XVI

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781586176945
Publisher: Ignatius Press
Publication date: 03/31/2013
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Pope Benedict XVI is widely recognized as one of the most brilliant theologians and spiritual leaders of our age. As theology professor, prelate, prefect for the Congregation for the Doctrine and now Pope, he has been an inspiring teacher and a prolific writer. As Pope he has authored important encyclicals, as well as the best-selling Jesus of Nazareth. Prior to his pontificate, he wrote many influential books that continue to remain important for the contemporary Church, such as Introduction to Christianity and The Spirit of the Liturgy.

Table of Contents

1 Man in Prayer (1) 9

2 Man in Prayer (2) 15

3 Abraham's Intercession for Sodom 20

4 The Nocturnal Struggle and Encounter with God 27

5 The Intercession of Moses for the People 33

6 Prophets and Prayers in Confrontation 40

7 The People of God at Prayer: The Psalms 47

8 The Reading of Scripture: Food for the Spirit 54

9 "Oasis" of the Spirit 57

10 Meditation 60

11 Art and Prayer 64

12 Psalm 3: "Arise, O Lord! Deliver me, O my God!" 67

13 Psalm 22 (21): "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" 73

14 Psalm 23 80

15 Psalm 126 87

16 The Great Hallel: Psalm 136 (135) 94

17 Psalm 119 (118) 101

18 Psalm 110 (109) 108

19 Prayer through the Whole Life of Jesus 116

20 The "Jewel" of the "Cry of Exultation" 123

21 The Prayer of Jesus Linked to His Miraculous Healing Action 129

22 Prayer and the Holy Family of Nazareth 135

23 The Prayer of Jesus at the Last Supper 142

24 The Priestly Prayer of Jesus 148

25 Jesus in Gethsemane 154

26 The Prayer of Jesus in the Face of Death 160

27 The Prayer of Jesus in the Imminence of Death 166

28 Silence and Prayer: Jesus, the Master of Prayer 172

29 Mary and Prayer 178

30 Prayer and the Christian Community 183

31 The Primacy of Prayer and the Word of God 189

32 The Prayer of the First Christian Martyr 195

33 Prayer and Saint Peter 200

34 The Holy Spirit as the Master of Prayer 205

35 The Spirit and the "Abba" of Believers 211

36 In Jesus Christ, the Faithful "Yes" of God and the "Amen" of the Church 217

37 Contemplation and the Power of Prayer 223

38 The Divine Blessing through the Plan of God the Father 230

39 The Christological Hymn 237

40 Saint Alphonsus Mary Liguori 243

41 Memorial of Saint Dominic Guzmán 246

42 Liturgical Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary 250

43 Martyrdom of Saint John the Baptist 254

44 Prayer in the First Part of the Book of Revelation 258

45 Prayer in the Second Part of the Book of Revelation 265

46 The Liturgy, School of Prayer: The Lord Himself Teaches Us to Pray 271

47 The Ecclesial Nature of Liturgical Prayer 277

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