Lectio Divina: How to Pray Sacred Script
Lectio Divina, Latin for “sacred reading,” is an ancient way of praying with the word of God. Many today are using this ancient art of prayer to contemplate Scripture. Though Lectio Divina took shape in a variety of forms through the centuries, its roots are in early monasticism and the desert fathers. It was used mostly in the more literate religious communities through the centuries but is growing in popularity among laity, religious, and ecumenical groups today. How do you pray with the Bible? Learn about the history of Lectio Divina and how to pray with sacred Scripture in this pamphlet. We invite you to consider this prayer form and use it through prayer and study as you grow in wisdom and understanding of the word of God. Pamphlet.