Leah Libresco,Mark P. Shea's Arriving at Amen: Seven Catholic Prayers That Even I Can PDF

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 proficient 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 in the back of that very own trip and to describe the seven different types of Catholic prayer that guided her to embody a cheerful lifetime of faith.

As a Yale graduate, Libresco introduced her writing occupation by way of running a blog approximately technological know-how, literature, arithmetic, and morality from a distinctively secular standpoint. through the years, encounters with buddies and colleagues triggered her to concede the reasonableness of trust in God in concept, notwithstanding 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. analyzing every one perform during the highbrow lens of literature, math, and paintings, Libresco finds unforeseen glimpses of good looks and fact within the Catholic Church that may be liked through the curious and confident alike.

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