The Order of Saint Benedict

Lectio Divina

You will not see anyone who is really striving after his advancement who is not given to spiritual reading. And as to him who neglects it, the fact will soon be observed by his progress. --from an Easter letter by Saint Athanasius.


On this page are links to thoughts on lectio divina and information on this practice of sacred reading as a way of prayer. For suggested reading material which could be used in prayer, please see the main page on lectio divina.


Comments, questions or suggestions concerning lectio divina should be directed to Elizabeth Knuth, M.A., M.Div. <eknuth@unix.csbsju.edu>, Alcuin Library, Collegeville, MN  56321.

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