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Ways of Praying- Christian Prayer: Ways of Praying

Year 7 Religion

Finding Resources in Oliver

 

Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies.  Search the Bennies catalogue  Oliver for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS.

 

Britannica- The History of Prayer

     

Clickview- Christianity

Whatever form it takes, prayer is a form of communication with God; an acknowledgement that God is present to us, is speaking with us, and invites us to respond.

What is true prayer, and how can we acquire it? The Church Fathers give us some advice.

This video contains several clips from different religious backgrounds.

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Christian Prayer

How to Pray

What is Prayer? Prayer can take on different forms such as verbal, written, or silent communication. It can consist of petition, confession, lamentation, and other expressions of faith. The subject of prayer permeates the Old and New Testament.

Ways Christians Pray

How People Pray Around the World in one form or another, is an elemental part of life for billions of people around the world. We thank, send wishes to, celebrate or simply reflect on him, her, it, or them in a variety of ways from East to West.

Mantras

The Use of Mantra's in Prayer

Meditation

What is Meditation?

Litany

What is a Litany?

Prayer Through Music, Art, Dance and Writing

BBC- Christian Worship, How Christians Pray Christian worship involves praising God in music and speech, readings from scripture, prayers of various sorts, a sermon, and various holy ceremonies (often called sacraments) such as the Eucharist.

Images

The Rosary

The Rosary The word rosary comes from Latin and means a garland of roses, the rose being one of the flowers used to symbolize the Virgin Mary.

How to Pray the Rosary The purpose of the Rosary is to help keep in memory certain principal events or mysteries in the history of our salvation, and to thank and praise God for them.

A Beginners Guide to the Rosary

The Holy Rosary 

Prayer and Images of God Powerpoint

Trove- Christianity