The Breath of the Soul: Reflections on Prayer
This simple little book from a great spiritual giant attends to what we human beings are most inclined to forget, preparing for and engaging in prayer. It is an examination of what we ourselves must bring to the discipline of prayer whatever form it takes in order to make prayer authentic and real, a deep and profound part of our lives.
Prayer is the link to a life beyond...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published July 23rd 2009 by Twenty-Third Publications
(first published January 1st 2009)
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Feb 27, 2013 David rated it 2 of 5 stars · review of another edition
This book is typical of its type, so depending on your preferences for such books you may find it worthwhile. As sometimes happens with books by other Christian authors with similar backgrounds and attitudes about religion (rooted in tradition but socially progressive, fond of contemplation and mysticism, and liberally quoting from and finding wisdom in other religions), Sr. Chittister ironically admonishes and refutes attitudes and beliefs that are commonplace throughout the Bible and the histo...more