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Praying the Psalms with the Early Christians: Ancient Songs for Modern Hearts

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Mike Aquilina and Christopher Bailey open a treasure chest of ancient Christian wisdom that will enrich your experience and appreciation of the psalms. Gathered together in this book are reflections from some of the greatest saints of the early church on the psalms. Each of the short chapters on selected psalms is designed to help you pray these beautiful and personal Old ...more
Paperback, 211 pages
Published May 1st 2009 by Word Among Us Press
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Julie Davis
The Book of Psalms has been the prayer book and hymnal of God's people for three thousand years. Christians came to see the psalms as the prayers of Christ, to Christ, and about Christ. Mike Aquilina and Chris Bailey remind us of this. They also have a plan to help us replace the latest meaningless jingle running around our brains with the psalms.

Thirty-four psalms have been chosen as examples to help us learn how to pray, learn, and understand these ancient prayers anew as Christ's voice speaki
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Dave Woods
This short book on the Psalms, I say short because it only contains forty of the one hundred fifty, is a great companion to further study, meditation on the classic poems attributed mostly to King David. Mike Aquilina includes expositions, exhortations and dialogues from the Patriarchs (founding Fathers of the Catholic faith) at the end of each chapter with a few challenging questions to really help one with introspection and their own faith walk. The extra-biblical commentary is a mound of gold ...more
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Mike Aquilina is author or editor of more than thirty books on Catholic history, doctrine, and devotion.
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