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In Constant Prayer

In Constant Prayer The Ancient Practices Series

By Robert Benson, Phyllis Tickle
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.69 Stars

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On 5/31 Mildred White wrote: I was misled by the title “In Constant Prayer”. I expected this book to be give more tips and ideas on how we can be “in constant” prayer. Instead, it presented a narrative on the importance of saying liturgical prayers. I have nothing against liturgy. What I’m simply saying is, it is not what ... In Constant Prayer by Robert Benson

Mildred's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/19 wonderingfellow wrote: I'm not the type of person who gets caught up in formality. I tend to want life to be straightforward and simple when possible. I try not to make simple things complex and I look at my faith simply. I believe that faith is simple at its core. When you believe in something to the point that you base your ... Book Review: In Constant Prayer

wonderingfellow's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/10 Eli Fields wrote: I have been a Christian for many years now and one of the areas in which I have struggled is establishing a steady prayer life. I found this book to be a good tool to encourage prayer in a new way. Well, at least new for me. He uses many ancient practices and books to discover what was a center piece ... In Constant Prayer

Eli's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/21 Jason Whitaker wrote: "In Constant Prayer" is a look at the idea of being in constant prayer. It is an idea that is hard to grasp since praying without end would require us to neglect the things in our lives we have to do. The writer takes a look at the origins of prayer and a certain kind of praying that is seldom practiced. ... In Constant Prayer

Jason's Rating:

2 Stars

On 4/17 djacobs2988 wrote: It took me forever to get around to actually reviewing this book. To be quite frank, even though the title and opening chapter drew me in, I found it quite... bland. I would expect a book that focused so much on prayer in the Christian's life to actually want to drive one to prayer. I found suggestions ... Book Review: In Constant Prayer

djacobs2988's Rating:

2 Stars

On 4/15 Katie Founds wrote: In Constant Prayer addresses a topic only recently brought to the fore in many modern churches. The praying of the hours, or the Divine Office, has been used as a pattern of prayer, a unifying language of petition, for millennia. Throughout the book, Benson provides both an introduction to the practice ... In Constant Prayer, by Robert Benson

Katie's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/2 chris terry wrote: I received this book from Book Sneeze for the purpose of writing a review. The book intrigued me because of the title and proposed subject matter. Prayer is one of the most abused and neglected practices of Christianity. Therefore, because it is such an important part of a true believer’s life, ... In Constant Prayer

chris' Rating:

2 Stars

On 9/30 Casey Taylor wrote: In Constant Prayer is an introduction to the ancient Christian practice of "praying the hours."  Praying the hours primarily refers to a regular pattern of mostly ritualized prayers throughout the day.  This might include praying the Psalms and the Lord's Prayer, but it also allows for ... Review: In Constant Prayer

Casey's Rating:

3 Stars

On 9/5 Joy wrote: In Constant PrayerBy Robert BensonFor me, some books are easy to read and others take me a long time.  In Constant Prayers, is a book that has literally taken me months to read.  It was not what I thought it would be.  I thought it would go into the Lord's Prayer and teach you how to pray ... In Constant Prayer - Book Review

Joy's Rating:

2 Stars