Download e-book for kindle: Arriving at Amen: Seven Catholic Prayers That Even I Can by Leah Libresco,Mark P. Shea

By Leah Libresco,Mark P. Shea

ISBN-10: 1594715874

ISBN-13: 9781594715877

In 2012, media shops from CNN to EWTN introduced that Leah Libresco, a talented younger highbrow, columnist, and prolific blogger at the Atheist channel on Patheos, was once changing to Catholicism. In Arriving at Amen, Libresco makes use of the rigorous rationality that outlined her Atheism to inform the tale at the back of that very own trip and to describe the seven varieties of Catholic prayer that guided her to include a cheerful lifetime of faith.

As a Yale graduate, Libresco introduced her writing profession by way of running a blog approximately technological know-how, literature, arithmetic, and morality from a distinctively secular viewpoint. over the years, encounters with acquaintances and colleagues prompted her to concede the reasonableness of trust in God in idea, although now not but in practice.

In Arriving at Amen, Libresco uniquely describes the second one a part of her religious trip, during which she encountered God via seven vintage Catholic types of prayer—Liturgy of the Hours, lectio divina, examen, intercessory prayer, the Rosary, confession, and the Mass. reading each one perform throughout the highbrow lens of literature, math, and artwork, Libresco finds unforeseen glimpses of attractiveness and fact within the Catholic Church that would be liked via the curious and confident alike.

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