Ten Prayers That Changed the World
Extraordinary Stories of Faith That Shaped the Course of HistoryBook - 2016
"From time immemorial, prayer has provided comfort in our darkest hours, stirred us to action beyond what we thought possible, and shown us the way through seemingly insurmountable challenges. In this engaging tour of world history, author and historian Jean-Pierre Isbouts takes us on an inspiring tour of ten prayers that played a pivotal role in world events-from the divine inspiration of Joan of Arc to Martin Luther King's powerful Prayer to Open Hearts and Minds; from George Washington's prayerful words to the newly formed American states to the horrors of Auschwitz; from Constantine the Great's prayer before battle to Gandhi's deeply moving oprayer of peace.o Ten Prayers That Changed the World delves into the moments in history where faith and prayer intersected with the course of mankind. The Ten Prayers include- 1. Plea of Abraham 2. The Our Father 3. Constantine the Great's prayer before battle 4. Voices of Joan of Arc 5. Martin Luther's German Litany 6. George Washington's Prayer 7. The Prayer of St. Francis in World War I 8. The Serenity Prayer, the prayer of recovery 9. Gandhi's Prayer for Peace 10. Mother Teresa's Prayer"
Publisher: Washington, DC : National Geographic, c2016
Branch Call Number: 242 Isbo
Characteristics: 270 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm