Lectio divina, meditatio, oratio, imitatio as Basic Categories of Medieval Spirituality

Mysticism is one of the most vague concepts in religious studies. In what follows I propose to boil down mysticism to spirituality and provide an analysis of lectio divina (a spiritual practice which originated in the Middle Ages and still exists). I will also show how we can understand spirituality...

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Published in:European journal for philosophy of religion
Main Author: Karpov, Kirill V. (Author)
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: [2015]
In:European journal for philosophy of religion
Year: 2015, Volume: 7, Issue: 2, Pages: 125-136
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Middle Ages / Mysticism / Spirituality / Spiritual reading / Meditation / Prayer / Contemplation
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Summary:Mysticism is one of the most vague concepts in religious studies. In what follows I propose to boil down mysticism to spirituality and provide an analysis of lectio divina (a spiritual practice which originated in the Middle Ages and still exists). I will also show how we can understand spirituality and how people can produce ‘spiritual knowledge’.
Contains:Enthalten in: European journal for philosophy of religion
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.24204/ejpr.v7i2.123