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The Complete Introduction to The Devout Life

The Complete Introduction to The Devout Life

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by Francis de Sales
     
 

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De Sales’ classic has been described as “a masterpiece of psychology, practical morality, and common sense” and, after The Bible and The Imitation of Christ, is the widest read spiritual book of all time. Unlike many others, Devout Life was written specifically for lay persons and it demonstrates a rare sensitivity to the demands of

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De Sales’ classic has been described as “a masterpiece of psychology, practical morality, and common sense” and, after The Bible and The Imitation of Christ, is the widest read spiritual book of all time. Unlike many others, Devout Life was written specifically for lay persons and it demonstrates a rare sensitivity to the demands of life in a world that is often antagonistic to spirituality. In this first-of-its-kind edition, Fr. John-Julian offers a fresh translation, a most thorough historical introduction, and notes explaining points of language and theology along the way.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612612355
Publisher:
Paraclete Press
Publication date:
06/01/2013
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

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Father John-Julian, OJN is the founder of the Episcopal contemplative monastic Order of Julian of Norwich. Paraclete has published his previous books The Revelations of Divine Love, The Complete Julian of Norwich, and The Complete Imitation of Christ.

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