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The Slow Read Tag

The Slow Read Tag

The Holy Bible

'The Collected Works of St. John of the Cross' translated by Kieran Kavanaugh O.C.D. & Otilio Rodriguez

'Carthusian Spirituality: The Writings Of Hugh Of Balma And Guigo De Ponte' [The Classics Of Western Spirituality]

'The Cloud of Unknowing' author unknown 13th century English monk

'John Ruusbroec: The Spiritual Espousals And Other Works' [The Classic of Western Spirituality]

One is limit oneself to five books for the Slow Read Tag. I could have listed a ton more, but refrained myself. These are some of the other books I could have mentioned in this BookTube video-

'Into The Silent Land: A Guide to the Christian Practice of Contemplation' by Martin Laird

'A Sunlit Absence: Silence, Awareness, and Contemplation' by Martin Laird

'Sacred Reading: The Ancient Art of Lectio Divina' by Michael Casey

'Lectio Divina: the Medieval Experience of Reading' by Duncan Robertson

'Reading To Live: The Evolving Practice Of Lectio Divina' by Raymond Studzinski

'Guigo II: The Ladder Of Monks And Twelve Meditations' Translated With An Introduction By Edmund Colledge OSA And James Walsh, SJ

"[96] I have seen an end of all perfection: but thy commandment is exceeding broad.
[97] O how love I thy law! it is my meditation all the day.
[98] Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies: for they are ever with me.
[99] I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation.
[100] I understand more than the ancients, because I keep thy precepts." Psalm 119:96-100

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