on December 25, 2000
Using the Lord's Prayer as a starting point, Hauerwas and Willimon guide readers through major areas of Christian Ethics and thought in their trademark style. Readers familiar with the work of Hauerwas and Willimon will enjoy seeing their individual styles shine through occasionally, and the book reads like one of Willimon's sermons. It is important to understand that this is not a discussion of the Lord's Prayer for experienced Christians, but it can be good for people who have claimed but perhaps not actively thought about their faith.
on May 5, 2013
Many recite the Lord's Prayer simply by rote without digging deeper into the meaning of each phrase.
This book, Lord Teach Us: The Lord's Prayer , examines each section of this familiar prayer told by Jesus to his disciples in response to their desire to have Him teach them to pray. I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to discover what Jesus was talking about. A long time Christian, a new Christian or a non-Christian will all find new meaning of those familiar words frequently recited and known as "The Lord's Prayer." Personally, I believe it is a book to be read more than once.