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Intimacy in Prayer - Wisdom from Bernard of Clairvaux - cover

Intimacy in Prayer - Wisdom from Bernard of Clairvaux

Bernard of Clairvaux

Publisher: Pauline Books and Media

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How can I have a more intimate relationship with God through prayer? In these selections from his sermons on the Song of Songs, Bernard awakens us to God’s tender embrace and God’s desire to have his affection reciprocated.

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