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Praying The Word: An Introduction to Lectio Divina

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Scripture brings the Word of God to us when we read and welcome it in faith as the Word which comes from God and leads to God. Scripture is the means by which we live in God. The ancient monastic (and patristic) way of reading Scripture involves reflection (meditation) and prayer. It is listening to the Word, allowing the Word to become active in our lives. It is, in the w ...more
Paperback, 119 pages
Published March 1st 1999 by Cistercian Publications
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Stephen
This review is of a book for religious practice. Consider yourselves warned. :-)

When one discusses the practice of Lectio Divina, the degree of care required is stupendous. It is important to under, first and foremost, that Lectio Divina is not Bible study, neither is it a pipeline to God, it is a method by which we prepare our hearts to encounter a small amount of scripture, perhaps no more than a verse or two, read it slowly, and then watch for the word or phrase that sticks with us.

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♥ Ibrahim ♥
It will encourage you to pray the Word by showing its patristic legacy and what it means to Bianchi. However, he doesn't give you a plan on how to go about it.
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