Introduction to the Spiritual Life – Dr. Brant Pitre

Dr. Brant Pitre joins R&T to discuss his book Introduction to the Spiritual Life! He answers the following questions:

1. Tell me why you believed it was necessary to write this book.

2. Let’s talk about prayer. When should be use vocal prayer?

3. What is meditation and how is it distinct from contemplation?
4. Tell us about the spiritual path, what is the firs tep?
5. Why is fasting important?
6. How does the Lord’s prayer factor into the spiritual path?
7. What are the seven sins?
8. Are there seven corresponding virtues?
9. What is lectio divina?

10. What is the dark night?

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