Experiencing God

The Three Stages of Prayer

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Format: Paperback

Publication date: March 19, 2010

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In Experiencing God, Thomas H. Green, S.J., presents a brief and accessible guide to prayer. Green reminds readers that prayer life is, above all, a relationship with God and a deepening of our experience of God. Fr. Green, who died in 2009, spent a lifetime teaching fellow Christians to pray. Experiencing God is a treasury of his best insights.

Drawn from lectures given by Fr. Green, Experiencing God is now in print for the first time—an appropriate commemoration of the faithful life and work of this beloved teacher and author. Ideally suited to faith sharing groups, parish retreats, and ministry formation workshops.

Product Details

Pages: 128

Trim size: 5 x 7 inches

ISBN: 9781594712456

Imprint: Ave Maria Press

  • “Very helpful.”

    “Thomas Green's book, Experiencing God, offers a very readable synthesis of his own thinking on prayer. I found the book to be very helpful, because it's not just about stages of a person's prayer life but about spiritual growth itself: from knowing to loving God, from loving to truly loving God. I would recommend the book to anyone committed to a life-long encounter with God, as well as to spiritual directors, prayer-companions, and pastors, who must from time to time find words to articulate how to move forward in that mysterious reality we call prayer.

    Rev. Michael McCarthy, S.J.

    Santa Clara University

  • “Highly recommended.”

    “Thomas Green, S.J., was one of the most beloved and most accessible of all modern Catholic spiritual writers. Experiencing God is classic Green: clear, concise, based on years of experience as a believer and a spiritual director, and enormously helpful for anyone seeking to move closer to God in prayer and daily life. Highly recommended.”

    Rev. James Martin, S.J.

    Author of My Life with the Saints
    and The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything

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