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A new review of Lectio Divina at Spirituality and Practice

The wonderful site Spirituality and Practice offers a review of Lectio Divina: Transforming Words and Images into Heart-Centered Prayer:

In this paperback, her focus is on the encounters with God that can take place with the spiritual practice of lectio divina, which means “divine reading.” Paintner states: “[It] is not an analytic or a linear practice, but a practice of the heart that brings integration and meaning to our lives.” . . . Paintner makes an excellent guide through the foundational spiritual practice of lectio divina.

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