Mother Teresa: Essential Writings

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Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Foundress of the Missionaries of Charity, is widely regarded as one of the outstanding Christians of the twentieth century. Before her death in 1997 she had come to embody for many people the modern difinition of holiness. This selection of her writings highlights the essential dimensions of her spiritual message.
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Overview

Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Foundress of the Missionaries of Charity, is widely regarded as one of the outstanding Christians of the twentieth century. Before her death in 1997 she had come to embody for many people the modern difinition of holiness. This selection of her writings highlights the essential dimensions of her spiritual message.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570753794
  • Publisher: Orbis Books
  • Publication date: 9/28/2001
  • Series: Modern Spiritual Masters Series
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Sources 7
Introduction: The Image And Beyond 11
1. A Focused Life 29
God's Call 29
Total Surrender 37
Existential Christ 43
2. A Prayerful Life 51
Centrality of Prayer 51
Silence 58
Contemplation in Action 65
3. A Loving Life 73
"The Revolution of Love" 73
"Any Task of Love Is a Task of Peace" 83
"Love Begins at Home" 89
4. A Joyful Life 100
Holy Communion 100
What Is Poverty? 106
The Art of Happiness 114
5. A Fulfilled Life 121
Awakening 121
In Pursuit of Holiness 129
"The Secret of Christian Success" 135
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