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Powerful Prayers: Conversations on Faith, Hope, and the Human Spirit with Some of Today's Most Provocative People
     

Powerful Prayers: Conversations on Faith, Hope, and the Human Spirit with Some of Today's Most Provocative People

by Larry King, Robert H. Schuller (Foreword by), Irwin Katsof
 
Celebrated journalist and bestselling author Larry King now touches on the spiritual, presenting a collection of conversations on faith, hope, and the human spirit.

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Celebrated journalist and bestselling author Larry King now touches on the spiritual, presenting a collection of conversations on faith, hope, and the human spirit.

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Library Journal
Famed talk-show host King and his guide, Rabbi Katsof, dare to ask bold questions of themselves and cultural figures about prayer. Specifically, they ask such people as Jimmy Carter, Jack Kevorkian, Muhammad Ali, Gerald Ford, Shimon Peres, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Alexander Haig, Willie Nelson, and others if and how they pray. The provocative, often entertaining discussion that results illuminates the roles of faith, hope, and spiritual longing in modern life. The reader will relate personally to these interviews, as both King and Katsof keep the discussion going with sincerity and depth. Interestingly, King himself moves from agnosticism to religious skepticism. All public libraries will do well to stock this informative, insightful, and life-affirming title. [Previewed in Prepub Alert, LJ 7/98.]--Leroy Hommerding, Citrus Cty. Lib. System, Inverness, FL

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580630344
Publisher:
Renaissance Books
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 8.64(h) x 1.05(d)

Meet the Author

LARRY KING is the host of CNN's Larry King Live, the first worldwide phone-in television talk show and the network's highest-rated program. The Emmy-winning King has been dubbed "the most remarkable talk-show host on TV ever" (TV Guide) and "master of the mike" (Time). King also founded the Larry King Cardiac Foundation, which has raised millions of dollars and provided lifesaving cardiac procedures for nearly sixty needy children and adults.

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