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

By Leah Libresco,Mark P. Shea

In 2012, media retailers from CNN to EWTN introduced that Leah Libresco, a talented younger highbrow, columnist, and prolific blogger at the Atheist channel on Patheos, used to be changing to Catholicism. In Arriving at Amen, Libresco makes use of the rigorous rationality that outlined her Atheism to inform the tale at the back of that very own trip and to describe the seven varieties of Catholic prayer that guided her to embody a pleased lifetime of faith.

As a Yale graduate, Libresco introduced her writing occupation via running a blog approximately technology, literature, arithmetic, and morality from a distinctively secular viewpoint. through the years, encounters with neighbors and co-workers brought on her to concede the reasonableness of trust in God in concept, although now not but in practice.

In Arriving at Amen, Libresco uniquely describes the second one a part of her non secular 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. studying each one perform in the course of the highbrow lens of literature, math, and paintings, Libresco finds unforeseen glimpses of good looks and fact within the Catholic Church that might be liked by means of the curious and confident alike.

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