Item description for The Prayer That Jesus Taught Us by Michael H. Crosby...
Overview A fresh examination of the Lord's Prayer highlights its challenge for the church and contmeporary disciples.
Publishers Description The Lord's Prayer, the prayer that Jesus taught us, is one of the most familiar and beloved of all prayers. But familiarity has dulled its radical edge. In this close reading, Crosby shows how the "Our Father" summarizes the themes in the Gospel of Matthew, especially those of social justice. If we recite this prayer faithfully, we are responding to Jesus' call to reject the worship of idols, to engage in right relationships with our neighbors, and to commit ourselves to the project of the Kingdom of God -- that God's will may truly be done "on earth as it is in heaven."
Citations And Professional Reviews The Prayer That Jesus Taught Us by Michael H. Crosby has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Commonweal - 11/08/2002 page 38
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Studio: Orbis Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.3" Width: 5.98" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2002
Publisher Orbis Books
ISBN 1570754098 ISBN13 9781570754098
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More About Michael H. Crosby
MICHAEL CROSBY, O.F.M. CAP., lives in community with other friars in a downtown Milwaukee parish that serves the urban poor, homeless and marginalized. His ministry attempts to develop a spirituality of discipleship for U.S. and other First World Catholics, primarily through corporate reform and church reform. He gives retreats, workshops and parish missions and is author of seventeen books. Visit his Web site www.MichaelCrosby.net."
Michael H. Crosby currently resides in Milwaukee, in the state of Wisconsin. Michael H. Crosby was born in 1940.