Every Sunday, the Lord’s Prayer echoes in every Church around the world. It is an indispensable element of the faith. It is the way Jesus taught his followers to pray, and encapsulates the essential beliefs and attitudes to which all Christians aspire.
Here, John Dominic Crossan, one of the world’s leading experts on Jesus and his times, explores this foundational prayer line by line. This is quintessential Crossan, providing just the right amount of historical detail and literary insight to enhance our understanding, and drawing out the enduring richness and relevance of Jesus’ words for today.
John Dominic Crossan
John Dominic Crossan is Professor Emeritus at DePaul University, Chicago. He is the author of several bestselling books, including The Historical Jesus and Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography, and three written with Marcus J. Borg: The Last Week (2006), The First Christmas (2007), and The First Paul (2009).