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Prayer in the Night

For Those Who Work or Watch or Weep

Tish Harrison Warren

Hardcover

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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (1/25/2021)
Compact Disc (1/26/2021)
MP3 CD (1/26/2021)

Description

How can we trust God in the dark? Framed around a nighttime prayer of Compline, Tish Harrison Warren, author of Liturgy of the Ordinary, explores themes of human vulnerability, suffering, and God's seeming absence. When she navigated a time of doubt and loss, the prayer was grounding for her. She writes that practices of prayer gave words to my anxiety and grief and allowed me to reencounter the doctrines of the church not as tidy little antidotes for pain, but as a light in darkness, as good news. Where do we find comfort when we lie awake worrying or weeping in the night? This book offers a prayerful and frank approach to the difficulties in our ordinary lives at work, at home, and in a world filled with uncertainty.

IVP, 9780830846795, 208pp.

Publication Date: January 26, 2021