This week Chris Keating interviewed me on his blog on the St. Louis Post-Dispach website! He asked some great questions on the background and potential impact of my new book, Love Your Bible: Finding Your Way to the Presence of God with a 12th Century Monk.
Here’s how it starts. Hope you’ll click through for the rest…
Your book explores the spiritual discipline through work of a little known 12th Century monk. Who was he, and what does he offer to contemporary Christians?
Guigo II was a leader in the Carthusian order, the prior of their main monastery. He probably died in 1188. He is important today because of a great little book he wrote called “The Ladder of Monks.” It is the classic explanation of lectio divina. He seems to be obscure on purpose–he didn’t even put his name on the book.
Can you describe his approach to lectio divina? How do you see it differing from the way some contemporary spiritual methods employ this discipline? (Click here to keep reading)
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