Jean-Pierre de Caussade was one of the most remarkable spiritual writers of the Society of Jesus in France in the 18th Century. His death took place at Toulouse in 1751. His works have gone through many editions and have been republished, and translated into several foreign languages.
BOOK I. ON THE VIRTUE OF ABANDONMENT TO DIVINE PROVIDENCE; ITS NATURE AND EXCELLENCE.
BOOK II. ON THE STATE OF ABANDONMENT.
LETTERS ON THE PRACTICE OF ABANDONMENT TO DIVINE PROVIDENCE.
FIRST BOOK. ON THE ESTEEM FOR AND LOVE OF THIS VIRTUE.
THIRD BOOK. ON THE OBSTACLES TO ABANDONMENT.
FOURTH BOOK. THE FIRST TRIALS OF SOULS CALLED TO THE STATE OF ABANDONMENT. ARIDITIES, WEAKNESSES AND WEARINESS.
FIFTH BOOK. FRESH TRIALS, SUFFERINGS AND PRIVATIONS.
SIXTH BOOK. ON THE CONTINUATION OF TRIALS, AND FEAR OF THE ANGER OF GOD.
SEVENTH BOOK. THE LAST TRIALS. AGONY AND MYSTICAL DEATH. THE FRUIT THEREOF.
Includes letters on the Practice of Self-Abandonment.