Norris Chumley, author of Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer, on tour April 2011

Posted By on March 14, 2011

About Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer

• Hardcover: 208 pages
Publisher: HarperOne (April 5, 2011)

“Norris Chumley traverses a spiritual landscape unfamiliar to most Westerners. . . . Take this book and read. Even better, read this book and accept its invitation to pray.” —Diana Butler Bass, author of A People’s History of Christianity

Norris Chumley presents a lavishly illustrated companion to the PBS documentary Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer. Readers can follow Chumle

y on a pilgrimage through the holiest sites of the early Christian world as he searches for modern-day practitioners of the ancient Eastern mystical tradition and its most sacred prayer: “Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.” This beautifully illustrated volume includes black-and-white and full-color images of the author’s travels through Eastern Europe, including rare pictures from visits to holy sites where photographers are only rarely granted access.

Find out more about the book at the website for Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer.

About Norris Chumley

Dr. Norris J. Chumley, Ph.D. is an Emmy Award-winning documentary producer, director and author.  His work has been featured on PBS, NBC, ABC, A&E, USA, Showtime/The Movie Channel, HBO/Cinemax and WNET. His specials and documentaries include Mark Twain’s: The Diaries of Adam and Eve (American Playhouse), Getting the Love You Want (PBS) and The Gospel According to Jesus (HBO/Cinemax).  Chumley is Executive Producer and Director of Media for Columbia University’s Department of Religion (Institute for Religion, Culture and Public Life) and an adjunct professor at New York University’s Kanbar Institute of Film and Television.

Norris Chumley’s Tour Stops

Tuesday, April 12th: Joy in this Journey

Wednesday, April 13th: Oh Mandie

Monday, April 18th: Elizabeth Esther

Tuesday, April 19th: Mom’s Mustard Seeds

Wednesday, April 20th: O me of little faith

Thursday, April 21st: The Pilot’s Wife

Friday, April 22nd: Diary of a Stay at Home Mom

Monday, April 25th: Walking in His Grace

Wednesday, May 18th: In the Heart of My Home

Wednesday, April 27th: In a Mirror Dimly

Thursday, April 28th: My Heart’s Desire

Friday, April 29th: A Minute Captured

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