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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (61 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: John Dominic Crossan Narrator: Walter Dixo Publisher: HarperAudio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Every Sunday, the Lord's Prayer echoes in churches around the world.

It is an indisputable principle of Christian faith. It is the way Jesus taught his followers to pray and distills the most essential beliefs required of every one of the world's 2.5 billion Christians. In The Greatest Prayer, our foremost Jesus scholar explores this foundational prayer line by line for the richest and fullest understanding of a prayer every Christian knows by heart.

An expert on the historical Jesus, Crossan provides just the right amount of history, scholarship, and detail for us to rediscover why this seemingly simple prayer sparked a revolution. Addressing issues of God's will for us and our response, our responsibilities to one another and to the earth, the theology of our daily bread, the moral responsibilities that come with money, our nation-states, and God's kingdom, Crossan reveals the enduring meaning and universal significance of the only prayer Jesus ever taught.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Diane Badger | 7/30/2013

    " We don't often take the time to "dissect" this prayer and its meaning. I didn't agree with all of the author's interpretation and understandings but felt it made me much more aware of this prayer. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Chuck | 3/10/2013

    " I am currently re-reading this book by Dom Crossan. I have previously read it and found it very interesting, but I need to read it again in preparation for discussion in Moebius. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Scott Freeman | 6/30/2012

    " A fantastic look at the Lord's Prayer from a leading scholar. The approach is one of distribute justice and nonviolence. A must read. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Matt | 1/13/2012

    " Crossan's got great ideas but his style is too meandering and long-winded. "

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