Monday, August 18, 2003

A Book for Your Back to School Student

I first include an review:

A fond introduction by the editor (a former student of the Archabbot's) leads you into pithy latin expressions which are then translated and followed by a light (very light but still insightful) meditation, and Reilly writes with a humble yet amusing style.

This is an extremely useful for those of us who practice lectio divina and who might be having some difficulty with it, as sometime happens with a discipline...a gentle way to get back to it. I highly recommend it.

The fond introduction is written by moi, who indeed was a former student, albeit a terrified one at the feet of this Latin master: