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Prayer as Movement

When I lived in Israel, my favourite “holy site” – by far – was the Garden of Gethsemane. Christian tradition holds¬†Gethsemane as the place¬†where Jesus heaved in gruelling prayer (even sweating drops of blood, according to the gospel of Luke) prior to being betrayed and arrested. Suitably, the episode is often described as “the Agony.” […]