The Word Among Us

July/August 2014 Issue

Keep Drinking from the Fountain

St. Ephrem teaches us how to hear God’s voice in Scripture.

By: Craig E. Morrison, O.Carm.

Keep Drinking from the Fountain: St. Ephrem teaches us how to hear God’s voice in Scripture. by Craig E. Morrison, O.Carm.

When I lead a session of lectio divina in a parish, I often quote a fourth-century Christian writer who is unknown to most of us. He comes from a place, a time, and even a church with which few of us are familiar.

Obscure though he may be to us, this ancient figure has much to teach us about reading the Bible. And so, I’d like to introduce you...

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