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Lectio Divinaa the Sacred Art - (Art of Spiritual Living) by Christine Valters Paintner (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 206

Genre: Religion + Beliefs

Sub-Genre: Spirituality

Series Title: Art of Spiritual Living

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Skylight Paths Publishing

Age Range: Adult

Author: Christine Valters Paintner

Language: English

TCIN: 77040310
UPC: 9781594733000
Item Number (DPCI): 247-33-2301

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"With perceptiveness and grace ... revitalizes an ancient way of reading the universe. A beautiful reminder that, if only we can slow down enough to see again, the heavens are still reflecting the glory of God."
--Paula Huston, author, By Way of Grace: Moving from Faithfulness to Holiness

"A highly practical resource! As a regular lectio practitioner and group facilitator, I enthusiastically recommend this book for both private and communal use. The applications are rich, creative and expansive!"
--Wil Hernandez, PhD, spiritual director; author, Henri Nouwen and Spiritual Polarities: A Life of Tension

"Draws on a wealth of experience and knowledge.... Opens rich new possibilities for lectio divina practice. An excellent resource, it will find a permanent place on my shelves and be taken down frequently."
--Nancy L. Bieber, author, Decision Making and Spiritual Discernment: The Sacred Art of Finding Your Way

"Reveals how one of the central practices of ancient Christian spirituality remains meaningful and relevant for the third millennium. More than a mere introduction to sacred reading--it's a creative and holistic invitation to a deeper spiritual life."
--Carl McColman, author, The Big Book of Christian Mysticism

"Compellingly invites us to 'wake up' to God's presence in every moment. Shows how to listen and see all life in a contemplative way, leading to an awareness of the divine shimmering in the nooks and crannies of everyday."
--Dr. Nancy Copeland Payton, author, Losses of Our Lives: The Sacred Gifts of Renewal in Everyday Loss

"Delve[s] into [lectio's] historic and linguistic roots, and remind[s] us that a 'shimmering' phrase may disturb as well as delight us.... Taps the 'inner monk' in each of us."
--Kent Ira Groff, founding mentor, Oasis Ministries; author, What Would I Believe If I Didn't Believe Anything? and Facing East, Praying West

"A heart-centered engagement with sacred texts and the holiness in all of life--an invitation to the most interesting conversation you will ever have."
--Margaret D. McGee, author, Haiku--The Sacred Art: A Spiritual Practice in Three Lines

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