Prayer

Speaker(s): James Houston
Date: 1990
Length: 19:56:00
Product ID: RGDV2012S

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This series is an historical survey of the major traditions and practices of prayer in the history of the church. Thus, it exposes the contemporary Christian to attitudes and aspects of prayer generally neglected in modern life and encourages contemplation through reading some of the great classics in prayer. Lectures include:

  • Obstacles to Praying in Contemporary Life
  • Prayer and Temperament
  • C.S. Lewis
  • Prayer and Sexuality as Seen in the Life of C.S. Lewis
  • The Prayer Life of Augustine
  • Asceticism, Hesychasm, and Prayer in the Eastern Church
  • The Medieval Monastic Tradition of Meditation
  • Late Medieval Mystics and the Practice of Contemplation
  • The Prayer Life of Teresa of Avila
  • The Teachings of Prayer by Luther and Calvin
  • The Caroline Form of Devotion and the Prayer Book
  • Puritan Teaching on Prayer

See All Audio by James Houston

James M. Houston is Board of Governors' Professor of Spiritual Theology at Regent College. Previously, he was University Lecturer at Oxford University. He is author of I Believe in the Creator, In Search of Happiness, The Heart's Desire: A Guide to Personal Fulfillment, The Transforming Power of Prayer: Deepening Your Friendship with God., Joyful Exiles, and Letters of Faith Through the Seasons.

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