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Author Peter, C. B

Title Our father : an Indian Christian prays the Lord's prayer / the Rev. C.B. Peter
Published Oxford : Zapf Chancery Publishers Africa Ltd., 2011


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 89 pages)
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Foreword by the Reverend CanonProfessor Joseph Galgalo; Foreword by Dr. John Blevins; Preface; Contents; CHAPTER ONE -- Our Father!; From Being to Becoming; From "Myness" to "Ourness"; From Theological to Christological; A Trinitarian Mystery?; CHAPTER TWO -- Who Art in Heaven; Heaven & Earth or Heaven & Hell?; Hell on Earth?; Does God Need a Home?; Where is Heaven?; God in Heaven and on Earth; CHAPTER THREE -- Hallowed Be; Holiness in the Bible; The Experience of Holiness; An Otherness with a Difference; CHAPTER FOUR -- Thy Name
Why Hallowed Be Thy Name?To whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life! (John 6:68); No Other Name; CHAPTER FIVE -- Thy Kingdom Come; The Idea of the "Kingdom of God"; The Jewish Aspirations about the Kingdom of God; The Meaning of the Kingdom; The Kingdom in Jesus' Parables; CHAPTER SIX -- Thy Will Be Done on Earth as it is in Heaven; Is This God's Will?; What is God's Will?; The Helpless Almighty?; The Bad Earth; Taking History Seriously; Prayers or Shopping Lists?; A Supra-Individual Commitment; Praying Means Paying; CHAPTER SEVEN -- Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread
God at the Dining TableFrom the Field to the Dining Table; Not by Bread Alone; Food Unites the Material and the Spiritual; The Horror Parable; CHAPTER EIGHT -- And Forgive Us Our Trespasses; Our Trespasses?; My Trespasses; And What Are My Trespasses?; Lets Confess Our Sins; CHAPTER NINE -- As We Forgive Those Who Trespass Against Us; A Subjective Phenomenon; Ever Heard the Story "The Pills of Goodness"?; A Chain Reaction between the Vertical and the Horizontal; An Attitude of the Whole Being; Honouring a Confession; By Forgiving Others We Do a Favour to Ourselves
Christ, the Supreme Example of ForgivenessCHAPTER TEN -- And Lead Us Not Into Temptation; The Ethico-Moral Dimension: An Exegetical Enigma; Other Dimensions of Temptation; Is There "Glory" in Temptation?; From Temptation to Triumph; And Finally, "Only Those Who Ride the Horse ... "; CHAPTER ELEVEN -- But Deliver Us from Evil; An Old Problem; And What Do Philosophers Say?; What to Do?; Evil Makes Us Partners with God; CHAPTER TWELVE -- For Thine is the Kingdom, and the Power, and the Glory, Forever and Ever Amen; The Human "Mine"; The Divine "Thine"; The Divine "Thine" Wow!; References
Summary Our Father is an accessible but theologically astute book, employing sound biblical scholarship, systematic theological reflection, and socio-cultural assessments which aid understanding of the profound implications for our time in history and of the sixty-seven words that comprise the Lordís Prayer
Notes Print version record
Subject Lord's prayer -- Meditations
Lord's prayer.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Jesus, the Gospels & Acts.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament.
RELIGION -- Prayerbooks -- Christian.
Genre/Form Meditations.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789966040121