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The devout life

by Francis de Sales

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Published by Bruce Pub. Co. in Milwaukee .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spiritual life.,
  • Meditations.,
  • Devotional exercises.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesIntroduction a la vie d evote. English.
    Statementby St. Francis de Sales
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 126 p. :
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24205104M
    OCLC/WorldCa36524423

    Book Description Image 1/4/, Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Introduction to the Devout Life. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More /5(K). Introduction to the Devout Life is one of the great religious and devotional masterpieces. Written for Christians in every walk of life and for every age, the book transcends secular lines and provides for a unique handbook of spiritual reflection for people in the world. These writings are conveniently divided into small sections of : Random House.

    Introduction to the Devout Life by Saint Francis De Sales, edited and translated by Allan Ross. This edition has been re-typeset using the text of the edition originally published by Burns Oates and Washbourne, London, under the imprimatur of Edm. An Introduction to the Devout Life is a book to be read with pencil in hand. It is a book to be read again and again. It is a book to make your guide for the rest of your life. It goes to the heart of becoming good. Its aim is to help you be rid of sin and even the inclinations to sin.

    This book is to be chewed and ingested and digested through repeated readings and continuing practice. Its Practice is the work of a lifetime. Introduction to the Devout Life (A Vero House Abridged Classic) Francis de Sales No preview available - An Introduction to the Devout Life5/5(2).   The devout life, moreover, is a lovely, a pleasant, and a happy life. (p. 5) Addressed as a personal letter to Philothea, the lover of God which genuinely represents the reader the book covers: our first desire to lead a devout life to our full resolution to do so, how we should approach God in prayer and the Sacraments, the practice of 16 /5(K).


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CHAPTER VI. The First Purification, namely, from Mortal Sin. CHAPTER VII. The Second Purification, from all Sinful Affections.

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It is evidently a very ancient document, and is constructed on a remarkable plan. The formula for each man is.