Difficulties in Mental Prayer

Difficulties in Mental Prayer Long beloved of Catholics worldwide this book helps you conquer the obstacles that confront most people when they begin to try to pray regularly Eugene Boylan discusses the nature and ways of prayer

  • Title: Difficulties in Mental Prayer
  • Author: Dom Eugene Boylan
  • ISBN: 9780933932906
  • Page: 495
  • Format: Paperback
  • Long beloved of Catholics worldwide, this book helps you conquer the obstacles that confront most people when they begin to try to pray regularly Eugene Boylan discusses the nature and ways of prayer, the difficulties that you re likely to face if you don t pray, the purpose of meditation, and He examines all this not from a theoretical standpoint, but from the persLong beloved of Catholics worldwide, this book helps you conquer the obstacles that confront most people when they begin to try to pray regularly Eugene Boylan discusses the nature and ways of prayer, the difficulties that you re likely to face if you don t pray, the purpose of meditation, and He examines all this not from a theoretical standpoint, but from the perspective of the individual Catholic who s trying to pray better As such, this book offers you solid encouragement to press on in prayer.

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    1. “A Christian who does not pray is like a man who neither thinks nor wills—a mere animal in the spiritual life.” ~Preface, page 11Published during the height of World War II and written by a monk of the Cistercian Abbey of Mount St. Joseph, Roscrea, this book is as relevant and accessible as anything I’ve read on the spiritual life. Although Difficulties in Mental Prayer was—technically speaking—written for those living the religious life in the Roman Catholic sense of the word, the a [...]

    2. This is the most beautiful and helpful book about prayer as a love relationship. Highly recommended for all, even though written for priests and vowed religious. The only thing that I had trouble with was a very high Mariology expressed in one of the later chapters (said this United Methodist pastor).

    3. Included in the "Spiritual Reading" section of Fr. John McCloskey's 100-book Catholic Lifetime Reading Plan. Recommended by friend of Nathan.

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