Arriving at Amen: Seven Catholic Prayers That Even I Can by Leah Libresco,Mark P. Shea

By Leah Libresco,Mark P. Shea

In 2012, media shops from CNN to EWTN introduced that Leah Libresco, a talented younger highbrow, columnist, and prolific blogger at the Atheist channel on Patheos, used to be changing to Catholicism. In Arriving at Amen, Libresco makes use of the rigorous rationality that outlined her Atheism to inform the tale in the back of that very own trip and to describe the seven sorts of Catholic prayer that guided her to embody a cheerful lifetime of faith.

As a Yale graduate, Libresco introduced her writing profession through running a blog approximately technological know-how, literature, arithmetic, and morality from a distinctively secular standpoint. through the years, encounters with buddies and colleagues brought on her to concede the reasonableness of trust in God in conception, notwithstanding no longer but in practice.

In Arriving at Amen, Libresco uniquely describes the second one a part of her non secular trip, within which she encountered God via seven vintage Catholic different types of prayer—Liturgy of the Hours, lectio divina, examen, intercessory prayer, the Rosary, confession, and the Mass. reading every one perform in the course of the highbrow lens of literature, math, and artwork, Libresco unearths unforeseen glimpses of attractiveness and fact within the Catholic Church that would be preferred by way of the curious and confident alike.

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