Examines the Western tradition of lectio divina (a spiritual and prayerful approach to reading the sacred texts) in order to help readers expand their spiritual approach to living.
Michael Casey is a monk of Tarrawarra Abbey in Australia. He is a well-known retreat master and lecturer on monastic spirituality. He holds a doctorate from Melbourne College of Divinity in the areas of the life and writings of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux. Casey is the author of A Guide to Living in the Truth: Saint Benedict’s Teaching on Humility; Fully Human, Fully Divine: An Interactive Christology; Toward God: The Ancient Wisdom of Western Prayer; and Sacred Reading: The Ancient Art of Lectio Divina.