The Greatest Prayer: Rediscovering the Revolutionary Message of the Lord's Prayer

Paperback | August 23, 2011

byJohn Dominic Crossan

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In The Greatest Prayer, foremost historical Jesus scholar John Dominic Crossan, bestselling author of Historical Jesus and Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography, intimately explores the revolutionary meaning of the cornerstone of Christian faith: The Lord’s Prayer. <_o3a_p>

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In The Greatest Prayer, foremost historical Jesus scholar John Dominic Crossan, bestselling author of Historical Jesus and Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography, intimately explores the revolutionary meaning of the cornerstone of Christian faith: The Lord’s Prayer.

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Every Sunday, the Lord’s Prayer echoes in churches around the world.It is an indisputable principle of Christian faith. It is the way Jesus taught his followers to pray and distills the most essential beliefs required of every one of the world’s 2.5 billion Christians. In The Greatest Prayer, our foremost Jesus scholar explores this fo...

John Dominic Crossan, professor emeritus at DePaul University, is widely regarded as the foremost historical Jesus scholar of our time. He is the author of several bestselling books, includingThe Historical Jesus,God and Empire,Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography,The Greatest Prayer, andThe Power of Parable. He lives in Minneola, Florida.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.47 inPublished:August 23, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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“Controversial biblical scholar John Dominic Crossan finds in Jesus’ words an evocation for ‘distributive justice,’ making sure all are cared for.”