Let Me Know You . . .

Let Me Know You . . .

by Donald X. Burt OSA

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780814629574
Publisher: Liturgical Press, The
Publication date: 09/17/2008
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


Donald X. Burt, OSA, PhD, is a member of the Augustinian Order. A professor emeritus in philosophy at Villanova University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Father Burt has written thirteen books and numerous articles on the thought of St. Augustine, including Let Me Know Myself . . ., Let Me Know You . . ., and Reflections on a Dying Life published by Liturgical Press.

Table of Contents

Introductionv
Chapter 1Times of Darkness
1.Darkness1
2.Blindness4
3.Great Expectations7
4.The Darkness of Despair10
5.Hope in Darkness14
Chapter 2Pious Listening
1.Listening18
2.The Divine Teacher21
3.The Need for an Open Mind24
4.Waiting for the Word29
Chapter 3Knowledge: The Path out of Darkness
1.Knowledge33
2.The Search for God35
3.The Need for Faith38
4.The Discovery of Jesus41
5.The Discovery of "What God Is Like"45
Chapter 4Fortitude
1.The Need for Courage49
2.Brave Prayer52
3.The Need for Patience57
4.Prudent Bravery60
5.The Bravery of Perseverance64
Chapter 5Love
1.The Nature of Love68
2.Friendly Love71
3.The Joy of Love75
4.The Pain of Love80
Chapter 6The Need for Purification
1.Cleansing the Eyes of the Heart86
2.Purifying Our Love88
3.Curing Our Spiritual Illnesses92
4.Purifying Our Focus95
Chapter 7Loving a Still Hidden God
1.Climbing the Mountain100
2.Waiting on the Mountain103
3.Falling Back107
4.The Wisdom of Those Who Wait111
Epilogue116

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