The Meaning of Prayer by Ole Hallesby

OLE HALLESBY (1879-1961) was one of Norway’s leading Christian teachers and devotional writers. During World War II, he was imprisoned for his resistance to the Nazi regime. He worked as a seminary professor in Oslo until his death. While having a background in liberal theology, he experienced a radical conversion, which also made him a determined enemy of the liberal phalanx. He was fearless and outspoken and led an intelligent campaign against the liberals, which won him the confidence of conservative ministers and lay organizations. The following excerpt is taken from Prayer by O. Hallesby, trans. by Clarence J. Carlsen … Continue reading “The Meaning of Prayer by Ole Hallesby”