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On the Prayer of Jesus

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Thousands have fallen in love with the anonymously authored book The Way of a Pilgrimâthe account of an ordinary man's encounter with the Eastern Orthodox Christian practice of the Jesus Prayer, which consists of the constant repetition of the short phrase, "Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy upon me." Here is the perfect introduction to this life-changing practice, as it was t ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published June 20th 2006 by New Seeds (first published 1965)
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Frdavid Abernethy
Highly recommended for those sincerely seeking to understand and practice the Jesus Prayer.
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Recommended to Debbi by: mark
Very helpful book. The first half is better than the second half.
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Incredibly boring. Repeats itself over and over.
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