Prayer in the Night: For Those Who Work or Watch or Weep

Prayer in the Night: For Those Who Work or Watch or Weep

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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.



Author: Tish Harrison Warren
Publisher: IVP
Published: 01/26/2021
Pages: 208
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.80lbs
Size: 8.60h x 5.70w x 0.90d
ISBN: 9780830846795

Review Citation(s):
Library Journal 12/01/2020 pg. 89