Intercessory Prayer: Modern Theology Biblical Teaching and Philosophical Thought

Intercessory Prayer: Modern Theology Biblical Teaching and Philosophical Thought

By: Philip Clements-Jewery (author)Hardback

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Description

How is prayer possible? How does prayer work? Why is it necessary to ask for God's gifts? Intercessory Prayer attempts to provide answers to questions about the nature of intercessory prayer. Critically examining biblical teaching and modern theological and philosophical thinking, this book shows how intercessory prayer may be seen as one of the means by which God enlists the freely-given cooperation of human persons in the realisation of the divine purpose. Clements-Jewery adopts a process view of the universe to show how intercession both makes certain possibilities greater and strengthens the likelihood of response, so that people who pray may have every confidence that their prayers will make a difference to the world through the God who both influences and is influenced by the creation.

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About Author

Philip Clements-Jewery is a Baptist Minister in Huddersfield, UK.

Contents

Contents: Preface; Issues in practising and understanding intercessory prayer; What does the New Testament teach us about prayer?; Why is it necessary to pray?; Is God capable of answering prayer?; How does God work in the world?; How does prayer 'work'?; Towards a theology of intercessory prayer; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/04/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780754638285
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 166
  • ID: 9780754638285
  • weight: 408
  • ISBN10: 0754638286

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