Jesus Prayer

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Jesus Prayer (uncountable)

  1. (Christianity) A particular, brief prayer, in any of its various variants.
    • 1957, J. D. Salinger, "Zooey", in, 1961, Franny and Zooey, 1991 LB Books edition, page 111,
      "... The old monk tells him that the one prayer acceptable to God at all times, and 'desired' by God, is the Jesus Prayer—'Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on me.'..."