The Spiritual Combat: Classic Edition

The Spiritual Combat: Classic Edition

by Lorenzo Scupoli

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The Spiritual Combat: Classic Edition by Lorenzo Scupoli.

Includes:
-- NCX Navigation with over 70 links to all chapters and sections.
-- Interactive Table of Contents.

The Spiritual Combat by Lorenzo Scupoli is a practical guide to the spiritual life, with a message centered on humility, and a goal to defeat individual passions. The author begins the process with self-evaluation and identifying our internal weaknesses. He then provides us with the methods to battle these shortcomings and guard against our own evil inclinations.

In 1589, the first edition of Il combattimento spirituale (The Spiritual Combat) appeared and contained thirty-three chapters. But Scupoli continued to add to the text, and it gradually grew into the current version containing sixty-six chapters. Since its introduction, four centuries ago, approximately six hundred editions have been published globally.

Scriptoria Books has transcribed this edition word for word from the original text. It was then edited, formatted, and proofread through each revision. Our procedures are not automated. Our editions are not facsimiles and do not contain OCR interpreted text. Our books are carefully created new editions of classic works.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149426676
Publisher: Scriptoria Books
Publication date: 03/30/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 110
Sales rank: 444,355
File size: 474 KB

About the Author

Lorenzo Scupoli (c.1530-1610) was born in Otranto, Italy. He was admitted to the religious order of the Theatine Regular Clerks of St. Cajetan in 1571, and by his desire was called Lorenzo of Otranto. He later went to Milan, under the provost St. Andrew Avellino. After many years of active duties he retired into strict seclusion and wrote The Spiritual Combat.

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The Spiritual Combat: Classic Edition 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Highly recommended. Don't agree with praying to saints or to Mary or to the Roman Catholic belief about Communion but still s great book.