Christian Books, Bibles, Music & More - 1.888.395.0572
Call our Toll Free Number:
Find us on:
Follow Us On 

Twitter!   Join Us On Facebook!

Christian Bookstore .Net is a leading online Christian book store.

Shop Christian Books, Bibles, Jewelry, Church Supplies, Homeschool Curriculum & More!

Divine Intervention [Paperback]

By Jones Tony (Author)
Our Price $ 10.19  
Retail Value $ 11.99  
You Save $ 1.80  (15%)  
Item Number 40062  
Buy New $10.19
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock

Item Specifications...

Pages   144
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.32" Width: 5.56" Height: 0.39"
Weight:   0.4 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 14, 2006
Publisher   NAV PRESS #111
ISBN  1600060595  
EAN  9781600060595  

Availability  0 units.

Item Description...
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: * lectio (reading) * meditatio (meditation) * oratio (prayer) * contemplatio (contemplation) * Includes 12 lectio divina exercises with passages from The Message Remix

Publishers Description
Who says nothing is sacred?Headline: Who says nothing is sacred? For 1500 years, Christians have used "sacred reading" or in Latin-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. Sound interesting? Learn how it works. Author and youth pastor Tony Jones explains the four steps of Lectio Divina: lectio (reading), meditatio (meditation), oratio (prayer), and contemplatio (contemplation). You'll be amazed at the profound impact this practice will have on your spiritual life. *Includes 12 lectio divina exercises in the back with passages from The Message Remix.

Buy Divine Intervention by Jones Tony from our Christian Books store - isbn: 9781600060595 & 1600060595

The team at Christian Bookstore .Net welcome you to our Christian Book store! We offer the best selections of Christian Books, Bibles, Christian Music, Inspirational Jewelry and Clothing, Homeschool curriculum, and Church Supplies. We encourage you to purchase your copy of Divine Intervention by Jones Tony today - and if you are for any reason not happy, you have 30 days to return it. Please contact us at 1-877-205-6402 if you have any questions.

More About Jones Tony

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo!

Tony Jones is the author of The New Christians: Dispatches from the Emergent Frontier, and the theologian-in-residence at Solomon's Porch in Minnesota. He is the author of many books, including The Sacred Way, and is a sought-after speaker in the areas of emerging church, postmodernism, and Christian spirituality. Tony lives in Minnesota.

Tony Jones has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Youth Specialties S

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories
1Books > Subjects > Children's Books > Religions > Christianity > General   [2728  similar products]
2Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Spirituality > General   [11744  similar products]
3Books > Subjects > Teens   [1204  similar products]

Similar Products
Sacred Way
Sacred Way
Item: 55254

Too Deep for Words: Rediscovering Lectio Divina
Too Deep for Words: Rediscovering Lectio Divina
Item: 141474

Lectio Divina: Contemplative Awakening and Awareness
Lectio Divina: Contemplative Awakening and Awareness
Item: 92219

Reviews - What do our customers think?
A manuel for "sacred reading"  Jan 28, 2007
Tony Jones has written a very easy-to-read, step-by-step manual on the practice of lectio divina (sacred reading). The book is clearly written, and the foreign or difficult concepts and terms are fully explained and often illustrated with concrete examples drawn from his own life. Jones has taken an esoteric subject and brought it down to earth. He provides a wonderfully lucid introduction.

Marketed as a children's book, Divine Intervention is more correctly graduate-level theology. The book is divided into four parts.

1. Introduction:
a. The point of Spiritual Disciplines
b. Ways we read the Bible
c. Why pray the Bible
d. Where did Lectio Divina come from

2. The Steps of Lectio Divina
a. Lectio
b. Meditatio
c. Oratio
d. Contemplatio

3. Experiencing Lectio Divina
a. A personal Lectio Divina with me
b. Lectio Divina with my small group
c. Lectio Divina in my church
d. Afterword

4. Exercises in Lectio Divina

Personally, I feel that the philosophy presented, while it is becoming increasingly popular in the world today, provides its adherents with an emotional high, while reducing the clear commands of Scripture to a footnote. It appears that proponents of this movement are not so concerned with an appropriate application of Scripture, as long as they can experience the same thoughts, feelings and emotions as the biblical audience. What God meant seems to take second place to what he actually said, and practical application of God's word can be substituted for by spiritual disciplines.

Divine Intervention is expertly written and presented in street-level practicality, making it ideal for small groups, lay people, and ministers alike. Notes and Bibliography is included, making additional studies easy.

Armchair Interviews says: Clearly written explanations make this easy to read.

Write your own review about Divine Intervention

Customer Support: 1-888-395-0572
Welcome to Christian Bookstore .Net

Our team at Christian Bookstore .Net would like to welcome you to our site. Our Christian book store features over 150,000 Christian products including Bibles, Christian music, Christian books, jewelry, church supplies, Christian gifts, Sunday school curriculum, purity rings, homeschool curriculum and many other items to encourage you in your walk with God. Our mission is to provide you with quality Christian resources that you can benefit from and share with others. The best part is that our complete selection of Christian books and supplies is offered at up to 20% off of retail price! Please call us if you have any questions or need assistance in ordering at 1-888-395-0572. Have a blessed day.

Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Customer Support