Ain't Too Proud to Beg: Living Through the Lord's Prayer
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 31/07/2007 - 252 من الصفحات
Karl Barth's legendary image of preaching with the Bible in one hand and the newspaper in the other now has a matching image for praying. In Ain't Too Proud to Beg Telford Work encourages praying with a social documentary in one hand and the Lord's Prayer in the other. The result is neither a commentary on the Lord's Prayer nor a theology of prayer. Instead it is an exercise book that uses prayer to strengthen our theological muscles.
Work proposes that we take whatever is happening in our world -- a political election or the latest war will do -- and set the Lord's Prayer in the middle of it. Let that prayer shed light on the scene and expose what matters. Then pray it. Then look again and see how the prayer is a response to what matters. These three movements give structure to the book as a whole and to each chapter within it. Prayed this way, the Lord's Prayer is always new and never quite the same.
Ecumenical, evangelical, postmodern, and irenic in tone, Ain't Too Proud to Beg ends not with a neat scholarly wrap-up but with an open-ended "Amen" -- three sparkling, joyful sermons -- a fitting ending to Work's provocative exploration of prayer as a theological process.
ما يقوله الناس - كتابة مراجعة
لم نعثر على أي مراجعات في الأماكن المعتادة.
Our Father in Heaven
The Reputation of God
A Glimpse of Something Extraordinary
Let Your Name Be Held Holy
The Reign of God
Divided Loyalties? American Patriotism and Christian Identity
Your Kingdom Come
Give Us Today Our Daily Bread
The Mercy of God
Forgive Usas We Forgive
The Victory of God
Do Not Lead Us into Temptation Rather Deliver Us from the Evil One
Generosity under Pressure or How to Win in November No Matter What
You Can Say That Again
American Christianity apocalyptic apostolic atonement become believers called Camassia chapter character Charlotte Simmons Christian Identity Church comes common Constantinian creation culture daily bread Dalrymple Dalrymple’s deliverance disciples divine earth economic Eerdmans emotivism enemies eschatological eternal evangelical evil faith Father Father’s final folk Christianity forgiveness gift glory God’s gospel grace Grand Rapids Hamiltonian heart heaven Holy Spirit human investment Israel Jacksonian Jeffersonian Jesus Christ John Jonah Kingdom Lemony Snicket Lesslie Newbigin liberal lives Lord Lord’s Prayer Luke Matt Matthew mercy mission modern moral N. T. Wright nations numbers one’s patriotism Paul Paul’s petition political pray prophet Psalms relationships religion righteousness salvation Scouts sins social Son’s story temptation Testament theological things tion Tom Wolfe Torah traditions truth turn Unitarians vision wealth Wilsonian woes Wolfe Wolfe’s words worship YHWH