Yearning for the Father: The Lord's Prayer and the Mystic Journey
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This is a warm and personal analysis of the hidden depths of the Lord's Prayer. This fine book offers a new level of understanding by tapping the insights of many religious mystics, the twilight speech of poetry, and years of contemplative study and meditation. John Sack explores each phrase of this much-loved prayer, including: its Aramaic roots; the original form Jesus taught to his followers; the history and literature of the prayer and Sack also offers an extensive appreciation of other religious traditions with quotations from Sufi mystics, Zen masters, and Buddhist philosophy, as well as poets from the Rig Veda, to the Psalmist, to the Carmelite Sister Miriam of the Holy Spirit. This book will stir the inner monk residing in each of us.