End of the Present World and the Mysteries of the Future Life

End of the Present World and the Mysteries of the Future Life

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Overview

This was no less true in the late nineteenth century, when Father Charles Arminjon, a priest from the mountains of southeastern France, assembled his flock in the town cathedral to preach a series of conferences to help them turn their thoughts away from this life's mean material affairs-and toward the next life's glorious spiritual reward. His wise and uncompromising words deepened in them the spirit of recollection that all Christians must have: the abiding conviction that heavenly aims, not temporal enthusiasms, must guide everything we think, say, and do.

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ISBN-13: 9781933184388
Publisher: Sophia Institute Press
Publication date: 12/01/2008
Pages: 310
Sales rank: 268,018
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Foreword xvii

First Conference The End of the World: The Signs That Will Precede It and the Circumstances That Will Accompany It 3

Second Conference The Persecution by the Antichrist and the Conversion of the Jews 37

Third Conference The Resurrection of the Dead and the General Judgment 73

Fourth Conference The Place of Immortal Life and the State of Glorified Bodies After the Resurrection 111

Fifth Conference Purgatory 139

Sixth Conference Eternal Punishment and the Unfortunate Destiny 171

Seventh Conference Eternal Beatitude and the Supernatural Vision of God 203

Eighth Conference Christian Sacrifice, the Means of Redemption 241

Ninth Conference The Mystery of Suffering in Its Relationship with the Future Life 273

Biographical Note Charles-Marie-Antoine Arminjon 309

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