Alphonsus de Liguori: Selected Writings

Alphonsus de Liguori: Selected Writings

by Alfonso Maria Liguori
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780809137718
Publisher:
Paulist Press
Publication date:
06/28/1999
Series:
Classics of Western Spirituality Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 8.99(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword1
Preface4
Alphonsus de Liguori (1696-1787): His Life, Writings, and Spirituality9
Spiritual Writings
Divine Love and the Means of Acquiring it57
Conformity to the Will of God69
Motives for Confidence in the Divine Mercy94
The Practice of the Love of Jesus Christ106
Spiritual Direction
Direction of Souls Who Wish to Lead a Deeply Spiritual Life165
Encouragement for a Troubled Soul201
Peace for Scrupulous Souls209
Devotional Writings
Novena to the Sacred Heart219
The Blessed Virgin Mary: Selected Writings and the Glories of Mary246
Prayer
A Way of Conversing Continually with God as with a Friend271
Prayer, the Great Means of Salvation [Selections]291
The Practice of Mental Prayer and an Outline of a Simple Method of Making Mental Prayer302
Moral Theology315
The Confessor as Father317
A Careful Judgment318
The Importance of Studying Moral Theology319
Returning Stolen Goods320
The Scrupulous Person322
What is Conscience?323
The Importance and Limit of the Law324
The Importance of the Right Intention325
The Practice of Charity326
Study and Reflection327
Explaining the Moral System to a Friend328
Advice for Priests Who Minister to Those Condemned to Death330
Letters339
Letter 1To Sister Maria Celeste Crostarosa339
Letter 2A Letter to a Priest of the Diocese of Naples352
Letter 3Concerning the Election of the Next Pope354
Letter 4To His Brother, Don Hercules de Liguori in Naples357
Letter 5To the Redemptorist Novices in the Noviceship at Deliceto359
Letter 6To the Daughter of the Prince of Ardore361
Letter 7To the Fathers and Brothers of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer364
Notes375
Chronological List of Alphonsus's Writings401
Select Bibliography (with Abbreviations)405
Indexes407

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