Sebastian Brock and Ahmad Achtar
Recorded in London, 23 June 2011.
Sebastian Brock on “Prayer of the Heart”
Prayer of the heart as seen from the point of view of Syriac Christianity, with attention to the anonymous Book of Steps and the teachings of Aphrahat, Sahdona (Martyrios) and others.
Ahmad Achtar on “Prayer of the Heart”
Prayer of the heart from the point of view of Islam, especially as treated by al-Ghazali and other Sufis.
Questions & Answers
About the theology of the Syriac tradition, the Jesus-only prayer and the body in prayer.
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