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Our Father : Reflections on the Lord's Prayer - Pope Francis

Our Father

Reflections on the Lord's Prayer

Hardcover Published: 19th March 2018
ISBN: 9781846045905
Number Of Pages: 160

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Contemporary reflections on the Lord's Prayer by the hugely popular spiritual leader, Pope Francis

Discover what The Lord's Prayer really means, reinterpreted for a modern audience

In this new work by the much loved Pope Francis, he offers remarkable insights into what the most popular prayer in Christianity can tell us about living a life of meaning, purpose and strength.

Going through the prayer verse by verse he reminds us of its timeless words, and addresses the concerns of us all, whether Christian or not, seeking to guide us while exploring the importance of social justice, helping others and forgiveness - all key elements of Pope Francis' papacy.

Through his eyes, we realise the sentiments in Our Father are very much of today's world, challenging our doubts and bringing us courage.

About the Author

His Holiness Pope Francis is the first Latin American to be elected Pope. Born Jorge Mario Bergoglio in Buenos Aires, Argentina, he was ordained as a priest in 1969. In 1998 he became the Archbishop of Buenos Aires and, in 2001, a cardinal. Following the resignation of his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, in 2013, he was elected Pope in February of that year, choosing the name 'Francis'.

A Note to Readers
Preface by Pope Francis: Pray to the Father

Our Father: "I Will Not Leave You Orphans"
Who Art in Heaven: Fathers and the Our Father
Hallowed Be Thy Name: Participating with Prayer in the Work of Salvation
Thy Kingdom Come: The Kingdom of God Needs Our Participation
Thy Will Be Done on Earth as It Is in Heaven: Mary's Total "Yes" to the Will of God
Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread: Feed the Hungry
And Forgive Us Our Trespasses as We Forgive Those Who Trespass Against Us: Training for Giving and for Forgiveness
And Lead Us Not into Temptation: The Foundation of Hope
But Deliver Us From Evil: The Weeds Amid the Good Wheat
The Lord's Prayer: The Prayer of Grandparents Is a Treasure

Afterword by Marco Pozza: An Our Father Among the Imprisoned

ISBN: 9781846045905
ISBN-10: 1846045908
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 19th March 2018
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 18.4 x 13.4  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.21

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