Prayer is the application of the heart to God, and the internal exercise of love."
--from A Short Method of Prayer
Despite a difficult childhood, a loveless marriage, an early widowhood, and life-long persecution, French mystic Jeanne Guyon produced works of extraordinary spiritual power. Admired by Christians for 300 years--including John Wesley, Charles Spurgeon, Hudson Taylor, and A.W. Tozer--her writings offer penetrating insight into cultivating unfettered communion with God.
Hendrickson Christian Classics is planned to include all the timeless books that generations of believers have treasured. Each volume in the series is freshly retypeset, while thoughtful new prefaces explore their spiritual and historical contexts. For contemporary readers, here is an essential library of Christian wisdom through the ages.