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Running with Jesus

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Malcolm Boyd illustrates this understanding of the nature of prayer in the prayers collected here. Sometimes startling, sometimes raw, but always fresh and sincere, these prayers lead readers to an understanding of God as intimate, God here and now. Some of these prayers first appeared in Boyd's groundbreaking book, Are You Running with Me, Jesus? Others are from Human lik ...more
Hardcover, 118 pages
Published August 16th 2000 by Augsburg Fortress Publishing (first published August 2000)
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Dec 15, 2013 Jesse rated it liked it
I picked this up randomly off a bookshelf of old books at a B&B, and then I couldn't put it down.

This is a short, simple book of prayers published in 1965---some are traditional prayers that you might find on an inspiring plaque for a cheesy Christmas gift, but many are open, honest questions of someone trying to grapple with the social changes of the 60's.

Some lines that you would never see in a book of prayers by Billy Graham:

"I've marched in peace demonstrations, fasted in protest against
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Malcolm Boyd was an American Episcopal priest and author. He was one of the prominent white clergymen in the American Civil Rights Movement in the 60s as well as the anti-Vietnam War movement. In 1977 Boyd came out of the closet, becoming the most prominent gay clergy person to come out. In the 1980s Boyd met the
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