Lectio divina and Literary Criticism: from John Cassian to Stanley Fish

Robertson, Duncan
February 2011
Cistercian Studies Quarterly;2011, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p83
Academic Journal
An essay is presented on the reader-response movement. It explores the proposal of author Stanley Fish to follow the developing responses of the reader in relation to the words. It emphasizes that the lectio divina extends a process of reception, experience, interpretation and consequent activity beyond the act of reading.


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