Recommended Reading

Image of To Pray and to Love
Author: Roberta C. Bondi
Publisher: Fortress Press (1991)
Binding: Paperback, 152 pages
Image of In Ordinary Time: Healing the Wounds of the Heart
Author: Roberta C. Bondi
Publisher: Abingdon Press (2001)
Binding: Paperback, 208 pages
Image of Memories of God: Theological Reflections on a Life
Author: Dr Roberta Bondi
Publisher: Abingdon Press (1995)
Binding: Hardcover, 205 pages
Image of To Love as God Loves
Author: Roberta C. Bondi
Publisher: Fortress Press (1987)
Binding: Paperback, 112 pages
Image of Houses: A Family Memoir of Grace
Author: Roberta C. Bondi
Publisher: Abingdon Press (2000)
Binding: Hardcover, 288 pages
Image of The Enlightened Heart: An Anthology of Sacred Poetry
Author:
Publisher: Harper Perennial (1900)
Binding: Paperback, 192 pages
Image of A Book of Psalms: Selected and Adapted from the Hebrew
Author: Stephen Mitchell
Publisher: Harper Perennial (1994)
Binding: Paperback, 112 pages
Image of The BOOK OF JOB
Author: Stephen Mitchell
Publisher: Harper Perennial (1900)
Binding: Paperback, 176 pages
Image of Bhagavad Gita: A New Translation
Author: Stephen Mitchell
Publisher: Harmony (2002)
Binding: Paperback, 224 pages
Image of Tao Te Ching
Author: Laozi
Publisher: Harper Perennial (1992)
Binding: Paperback, 128 pages
Image of The Gospel According to Jesus: A New Translation and Guide to His Essential Teachings for Believers and Unbelievers
Author: Stephen Mitchell
Publisher: Harper Perennial (1900)
Binding: Paperback, 310 pages
Image of Wisdom of Our Fathers: Lessons and Letters from Daughters and Sons
Author: Tim Russert
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks (2007)
Binding: Paperback, 320 pages

Music Played

Image of Chant
Artist: The Benedictine Monks of Santo Domingo de Silos
Label: Angel Records
Image of Canyon Trilogy: Native American Flute Music
Artist: R. Carlos Nakai, R. Carlos Nakai
Label: Canyon Records
Image of The Cello Suites: Inspired by Bach
Artist: Johann Sebastian Bach, Yo-Yo Ma
Label: Sony
Image of Walking On
Artist: The Ananda Shankar Experience
Label: Real World
Image of Moran: Arias, Interludes, and Inventions from 'Desert of Roses'; Ten Miles High Over Albania; Open Veins
Artist: Robert Moran, Robert Moran, Piano Circus Band, Alexander Balanescu, Jayne West, Mario Falcao, Craig Smith
Label: Argo
Image of Summer Song
Artist: Frifot
Label: Northside Records

Voices on the Radio

Roberta Bondi

is professor of church history at Emory University, Atlanta, on the ancient practices of prayer in everyday life

Gregory Plotnikoff

is medical director at the University of Minnesota's Center for Spirituality and Healing, on the promises and limitations of the use of intercessory prayer in medicine

Michele Balamani

is executive director of the Baraka Pastoral Counseling Center in Maryland, on how and why prayer improves the outcomes of mental health care, especially in African-American communities

Anoushka Shankar

a sitarist, on Hindu chant and prayer to many Gods

Stephen Mitchell

author and acclaimed translator of sacred texts, on "non-religious" prayer

Michael Dennis Browne

a poet, on his Centering Prayer, a Christian contemplative practice akin to meditation

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