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The Ladder of Monks

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Guigo II the Chartusian (1114 - c. 1193) was the ninth prior of the Grande Chartreuse. His Ladder of Monks is one of the great spiritual classics that has inspired the method of lectio divina -spiritual reading of the Holy Scriptures- since the early Middle Ages. We find its influence, for example, in the reflection of Saint John of the Cross on lectio divina -see: "When G ...more
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Published September 3rd 2012 by
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Jul 26, 2018 rated it liked it
This was an interesting book, you have to work for your bread with it though, it has an old meandering style. I noticed the author who brought the book to us from the original text of Guigo, had more book in French than English so perhaps it wasn't translated well. It need a better treatment man the information readily available to the reader.

If you have a sincere interest in the subject matter you will appreciate it as I did but the style does not contribute to easily absorbing the
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