Praying with Our Hands by Jon M. Sweeney
Twenty-One Practices of Embodied Prayer from the World's Spiritual Traditions

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Here are twenty-one simple ways of using our hands to speak to God, presented in word and image. These spiritual practices are from a broad range of religious traditions—from Anglican to Sufi, from Buddhist to Shaker.They teach us to experience the unique spiritual enrichment that can be found when we pray with our hands.
 

About Jon M. Sweeney

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JON M. SWEENEY is an author, a book publisher, and a popular speaker. He is the editor of The Road to Assisi: The Essential Biography of St. Francis and the author of many books, including Verily, Verily: The KJV-400 Years of Influence and Beauty. He lives in Vermont with his wife and three children.
 
Published November 7, 2000 by SkyLight Paths Publishing. 80 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Sweeney shows that we use our hands to break bread (whether at the communion table or the picnic table), touch icons, count prayers on rosaries or wash one another's feet.

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Reviews Philosophy About Our Affiliates Books & Audios Recently Reviewed My hands have held thousands of books over the course of my lifetime.

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