An initial look into Jewish prayer for students of the New Testament who are discovering Judaismm while in Jerusalem. The problems of methodology and date of the texts are treated her, but in their rightful place. The connection between Jewish prayer and Christian prayer is also put into proper perspective.
It is widely held that mutual knowledge is the first step to dialogue. Vatican II has engaged the Church in a dialogue with Judaism. It is in this spirit that Father Manns has written his book on Jewish prayer. This book was written in Jerusalem.