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By Augustine Ichiro Okumura,Theresa Kazue Hiraki,Albert Masaru Yamato

ISBN-10: 0935216227

ISBN-13: 9780935216226

This e-book is an advent to prayer, drawing on jap and Western traditions.

Translated from the unique jap into Dutch, French, German, Italian, Korean, and Spanish, Awakening to Prayer has already turn into a contemporary religious vintage. during this uncomplicated but profound ebook, jap Carmelite Augustine Ichiro Okumura explores the basic nature and root of prayer, the human and divine truth that underlies all praying. Drawing at the photos, tales, and insights of japanese and Western non secular traditions, the writer considers prayer as dialog, as listening, as resting within the divine. In an extended bankruptcy at the "anthropology of prayer," he discusses the connection among prayer occasions and different day-by-day actions, the necessity for either repeated ritual and silence, the matter of distractions and deviations in prayer. The e-book culminates in a relocating mirrored image on Christ's prayer and what it capacity to wish authentically as a Christian.
Born right into a Buddhist family members in Japan in 1923, theologian Augustine Ichiro Okumura entered the Catholic Church in 1948, and used to be later ordained to the priesthood in the Order of Discalced Carmelites in 1957. A prolific writer, he has served as a consultor for the Pontifical Council or Inter-Religious discussion, and is a pace-setter within the Zen-Christian discussion in Japan. this can be his first ebook to seem in English.

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