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Why does the knowledge that others are praying for him help a man? How far is this a sufficient reason for unselfish prayer?

“Can prayer accomplish anything apart from the man who prays?” What kind of answers have we a right to expect?

Why is it necessary to intercede with a loving God for human needs?

What is really accomplished by intercessory prayer?

What place has reason and what place experiment in deter

mining the results of prayer?

Why do men fail to practice intercession?

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

I. DISCUSSIONS OF VARIOUS ASPECTS OF PRAYER

"PRAYER. WHAT IT IS AND WHAT IT Does,” by Samuel Mc

Comb. A brief but worthy treatment of the personal

effects of habitual prayer. “CONQUERING PRAYER,” by L. Swetenham.

A valuable essay on the relationships between prayer and

character. “THE POWER OF PRAYER,” by Forsythe and Greenwell.

Two brief essays of real insight from a deeply religious

point of view. “THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PRAYER,” by Anna Louise Strong.

A Ph. D. thesis on the psychological aspects of prayer. “THE PRAYERS OF THE BIBLE," by John Edgar McFadyen.

A stimulating treatment of the subject, with a topical

catalogue of Scriptural prayers. “THE CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE OF PRAYER," by James Freeman

Clarke.
Somewhat out of date in many of its positions but still

suggestive.
“THE DOUBLE SEARCH,” by Rufus M. Jones.

Two vital essays on Atonement and Prayer—God's search

for man and man's search for God. PRAYER, ITS NATURE AND SCOPE,” by H. Clay Trumbull.

Written in a popular vein but with more than ordinary

good sense. “THE PLACE OF PRAYER IN THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION," by

James M. Campbell.
One of the best studies of the New Testament passages

on prayer.
"COMMUNION WITH GOD,” by Wilhelm Herrman.

Solid theological reading after the German style and very rewarding.

II. DEVOTIONAL TREATMENT OF PRAYER

“THE STILL HOUR,” by Austin Phelps.

A well-known devotional classic. “PRAYER AND ACTION," by E. E. Holmes.

Written for Lenten reading in the Diocese of London

and in parts very suggestive. “WITH CHRIST IN THE SCHOOL OF PRAYER,” by Andrew

Murray.
A well-known book of meditations on prayer.

III. COLLECTIONS OF PRAYERS

“PRAYERS, ANCIENT AND MODERN," by Mrs. Mary W. Tileston. "THE COMMUNION OF PRAYER,” by William Boyd Carpenter,

Bishop of Ripon. “PRAYERS OF THE SOCIAL AWAKENING,” by Walter Rauschen

busch. “A CHAIN OF PRAYERS ACROSS THE AGES,” by S. F. Fox. “THE TEMPLE," by W. E. Orchard. "A BOOK OF PRAYERS," by Samuel McComb. “A Book OF PUBLIC PRAYERS,” by Henry Ward Beecher.

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