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Prayer and modern man

Author: Jacques Ellul
Publisher: New York : Seabury Press, ©1970.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A prominent social critic and former resistance leader makes a searing analysis of man's alienation from God, and traces the reasons for praying or not praying. With razor-like statements, he cuts through the weaknesses of much traditional praying and, in the end, offers a strong and positive program for praying in today's troubled times.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques Ellul
ISBN: 0816420815 9780816420810
OCLC Number: 116190
Description: xi, 178 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Intimate and resassuring views of prayer --
The fragile foundations of prayer --
The reasons for not praying --
The only reason for praying --
Prayer as combat.
Responsibility: Jacques Ellul ; translated by C. Edward Hopkin.

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A prominent social critic and former resistance leader makes a searing analysis of man's alienation from God, and traces the reasons for praying or not praying. With razor-like statements, he cuts through the weaknesses of much traditional praying and, in the end, offers a strong and positive program for praying in today's troubled times.

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