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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?
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
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.
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
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.