The Lord’s Prayer is one of the most famous texts of Christianity. In this volume, Unger argues that we should not see the lines of the Lord’s Prayer as a mere model for recitation, but as a guide for themes for independent prayer and reflection. He gives the pleas of the Lord’s Prayer selected words and selected parables of Jesus which reflect the specific basic idea of a line of the Lord’s Prayer, and binds the prayer into the message of the earthly Jesus. The band opens up new readings of the well-known words of the Lord’s Prayer: as a source of aid and encouragement to a widening and reorientation of thinking and acting.
Günter Unger was a priest in Munich and now lives in Augsburg.