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Setting a Trap for God: The Aramaic Prayer of Jesus

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The title for this book comes from the Aramaic meaning of the word prayer: setting your mind like a trap so that you may catch the thoughts of God. This metaphysical look at the Lord's Prayer is expanded from Errico's The Ancient Aramaic Prayer of Jesus.
Paperback, 136 pages
Published February 1st 1997 by Unity Books (Unity School of Christianity) (first published January 1997)
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Charles J.
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This book is the Best Book, I know of, that gives an individual True Insight into the Correct Interpretation and Understanding of The Lords Prayer from its Original Ancient Near Eastern Culture and Aramaic Language.
Dr Rocco's first book was named: The Ancient Aramaic Prayer of Jesus which was then updated to: Setting a Trap for God.
I have both and find each one brings their own flavor into the picture.
He has also written 7 Commentaries on
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Alicia
This book was amazing. I didn't like the title and there were a few places I found typos, which made me a little nervous, but otherwise it was great. The idea behind this book is that every time we translate something, we lose some of the meaning. This book takes the Lord's prayer, which Jesus originally spoke in Aramaic, and goes into a deeper translation of the words, exploring different connotations of each Aramaic word. There have been some phrases in the traditional reading of the Lord's pr ...more
Joyce
Unity book on using the Lord's Prayer in the way it was originally meant to open your mind to the Spirit
Lisa Rushing
Excellent book, Interpretation on The Lord's Prayer
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