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The Table Podcast

Frederica Mathewes-Green

The Jesus Prayer

Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.

What is the Jesus Prayer? What are it’s origins and how can it be incorporated into modern contemplative life? Author Frederica Mathewes-Green (The Jesus Prayer: The Ancient Desert Prayer that Tunes the Heart to GodThe Illumined Heart) exposes the deep roots of this ancient Christian practice and its ability to transform the heart.