For 1500 years, Christians have used contemplative Bible study or "Lectio Divina" as a way to tap into the power and vitality of God's Word. For ancient Christians such as St. Augustine, St. Francis, and others, it was a pillar of one's daily relationship with God.
In Divine Intervention, youth pastor Tony Jones helps students engage their faith through the four steps of Lectio Divina:
Includes 12 Lectio Divina exercises with passages from The Message Bible.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 160 Vendor: NavPress Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches) ISBN: 1600060595 ISBN-13: 9781600060595 Availability: In Stock
For 1500 years, Christians have used "sacred reading" or Lectio Divina as a way to tap into the power and vitality of God's Word.Author and youth pastor Tony Jones explains the four steps of Lectio Divina:
• Includes 12 lectio divina exercises with passages from The Message Remix
Tony Jones is National Coordinator of Emergent, an organization that gathers innovative church leaders ( www.emergentvillage.com ). A graduate of Dartmouth (A.B., Classics) and Fuller Theological Seminary (M. Div.), Tony was a youth pastor for nearly a decade. He is currently a doctoral candidate and senior research fellow at Princeton Theological Seminary (estimated completion in 2008). Tony is a nationally recognized leader and published author in youth ministry and the emerging church movement. He serves on the National Working Group of the Faith as a Way of Life Project at Yale and is an active police chaplain in Edina, Minnesota. His primary interests lie in the intersection of faith with contemporary issues, practical theology, and the emerging church. Tony and his wife, Julie, live in Minnesota with their three children-Tanner, Lily, and Aidan-and a ninety-pound yellow Lab.