From the May, 2002 issue of Touchstone
Not Praying Jabez by J. Daryl Charles

Not Praying Jabez

J. Daryl Charles on a Little Book with a Big Problem

While the religious book publishing industry is currently experiencing something of a boom, one book—all 93 pages of it—has taken the industry by storm, putting its publisher, tiny Multnomah Press of Sisters, Oregon, on the map overnight. As of this writing, sales of Bruce Wilkinson’s best-seller, The Prayer of Jabez, are somewhere between eight and ten million (it is difficult to be precise, since the volume is flying off the shelves as fast as the shelves allow themselves to be stocked).

While people outside the Protestant Evangelical community might wonder what all the fuss is about, The Prayer of Jabez (PJ ) ne . . .


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