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The Practice of Lectio Divina

A Contemporary Approach

By: Stephen J. Binz

We have seen from the long tradition of lectio divina that there are many ways in which we can practice it. As long as we keep in mind the essence of the tradition, we can adapt various methods to our own needs for the prayerful reading of Scripture.

The primary aim of Lectio divina is the establishment of an intimate dialogue with God through the sacred page. Listening to the voice of...

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