Stretch Out Your Hand
Exploring Healing PrayerTilda Norberg, Robert D. Webber • June 1998
Stretch Out Your Hand offers practical ways for us to consider the varieties of God's healing love for individuals, institutions, and communities. The book provides an honest examination of the many difficult questions about prayer and the role of faith in healing.
Through exercises and stories, the authors reintroduce readers to Jesus' healing ministry and to his vision of the church as a healing community.
The Rev. Dr. Robert Duff Webster (1936–2015) was professor of New Testament at Lancaster Theological Seminary from 1973–1999 and taught religion at Bradley University from 1968–1973. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma, Perkins School of Theology with a Bachelor of Divinity, Yale Divinity School with a Master of Sacred Theology, and he received his PhD at Yale University. Webber was ordained in the United Church of Christ. An active volunteer in the Lancaster community, Webber was a board member of The Parish Resource Center and a founding member of Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness. He traveled extensively through the Middle East and South Africa as part of his lifelong passion for peace and social justice. Webber coauthored with Tilda Norberg Stretch Out Your Hand: Exploring Healing Prayer, published by Upper Room Books in 1999.
Kindle ISBN: 978-0-8358-1752-3
EPub ISBN: 978-0-8358-1753-0
Imprint: Upper Room
Pub Date: June 1998
Trim Size: 5.5 in (w) x 8.5 in (h) x 0.304 in (d)
Page Count: 144
BISAC Categories: RELIGION / Christian Rituals & Practice / General