The Lord's Prayer For Today (For Today Series)
This volume in the For Today series presents an accessible study of the familiar words of the Lord's Prayer. Well-known preacher and seminary president William Carl III interprets the prayer in light of how it was understood by Jesus' disciples...
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This volume in the For Today series presents an accessible study of the familiar words of the Lord's Prayer. Well-known preacher and seminary president William Carl III interprets the prayer in light of how it was understood by Jesus' disciples and also the significant role the prayer can play in the life of Christian believers today. The discussion questions at the end of each chapter make this an ideal book for group study in churches or for individual reading and reflection.
The For Today series was designed to provide reliable and accessible resources for the study and real life application of important biblical texts, theological documents, and Christian practices. The emphasis of the series is not only on the realization and appreciation of what these subjects have meant in the past, but also on their value in the present--"for today." Thought-provoking questions are included at the end of each chapter, making the books ideal for personal study and group use.
William J. Carl III is the president of Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Prior to his current position, Carl served for 22 years as the senior pastor of the 1,700-member First Presbyterian Church in Dallas, Texas. He has also taught at Union Theological Seminary in Virginia, and lectured at dozens of divinity schools and conferences both in the U.S. and abroad. Carl is the author of six books, including The Lord's Prayer for Today (Westminster John Knox). He is a graduate of the University of Tulsa, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, and the University of Pittsburgh (Ph.D.).