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Pope's book seen as extension of lectio divina

March 17, 2011

Pope Benedict XVI has been a strong proponent of lectio divina, the prayerful reading of the Scriptures, and has offered demonstrations of the practice in his meetings with Rome's priests and seminarians, notes Vatican journalist Sandro Magister. Magister sees the Pope's new book--the 2nd volume of Jesus of Nazareth--as an extended example of the form.


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