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Introduction to the devout life.

Francis de Sales

Introduction to the devout life.

by Francis de Sales

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Published by Rivingtons in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystics.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLibrary of spiritual works for English catholics
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. --
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21021619M

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This book was written for people with desire to be closer to God, a desire DeSales found on all levels of society, and the reason he wrote this book. It's aimed at laypeople, to show how devout life is possible no matter what one does in life, that devout life is not just for the clergy or monastic life.

It's written to an imagined devout woman /5. Simply put, Philothea, or An Introduction to the Devout Life is a roadmap to Heaven.

But unlike many of the theological tracts or mystical tomes which one often finds professing to do the same thing, this book is, very simply, a practical manual for living a devout life in /5(59).

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introduction to the devout life saint francis de sales — a catholic classic. — Includes Over Active Linked Endnotes — Includes an Active Index, Table of Contents and Layered NCX Navigation — Includes Illustrations by Gustave Dore Publisher: Available in Paperback: ISBN Introduction to the Devout Life was.

Introduction to the Devout Life Any additional comments. I thoroughly enjoyed listening to this book. This book was easy to listen to and is one that I will listen to again. It is full of wisdom and words to live by.

The narrator did a great job. Introduction to the Devout Life enjoyed wide popularity, and was well received in both Protestant and Catholic circles, evidenced by its translation into all major languages of the day.

It is typically categorized as a form of reading known as lectio divina ("divine reading"), based on the Christian monastic practice of spiritual reading.5/5. An Introduction to the Devout Life is a book to be read over and again with pencil in hand. Francis De Sales advice will be a guide for the rest of your life.

No one will come away without being profoundly impressed and being motivated to enter upon the devout life. Francis de Sales, known as the Apostle of Love, reaches out to all through this small book, showing that devotion is available to everyone in every walk of life and occupation.

Introduction to a Devout Life This beloved book, is a collection of notes he wrote for counseling a cousin for marriage, stressing that sanctity is possible in everyday life. With painstaking resolution he attempts to help Christians see what it means to be a child 5/5(1).

An Introduction to the Devout Life is a book to be listened again and again. It is an audiobook 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. Alone, its 10 brief meditations in Part I will orient you toward God for the rest of your life.

An Introduction to the Devout Life, Part 1 Audio Preview At the time he wrote this book, he had become a bishop. He was also a prolific writer. This audiobook continues as IntroDevout2. Notes. Complete. Track numbers continue in the next part. a devout life. by st. francis de sales.

part i, part ii, part iii, part iv, part v. part first. containing instructions and exercises for conducting the soul from her first desire till she be brought to a full resolution to embrace a devout life.

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.

Written over years ago, Introduction to the Devout Life is still one of the most popular books for those pursuing holiness. Francis de Sales explains how to turn that desire for sanctity into resolutions that yield grace-filled results.

Themes within the book include: Pursuing a devout life whole-heartedly/5(3). Introduction to the Devout Life (Audio Book) This towering classic of the spiritual life has become a must read for anyone who desires to grow deep X Want an extra. Introduction to the Devout Life Theme. Font.

Aa Aa. Text Size. A A. Brett’s “Guide to Faith and Piety,” Crake’s “Bread of Life” (Mowbray), “Paradise of the Christian Soul,” etc. Read some such book carefully, examining point by point wherein you have sinned, from the first use of.

Written over years ago, Introduction to the Devout Life is still one of the most popular books for those pursuing holiness.

St. Francis de Sales explains how to turn that desire for sanctity into resolutions that yield grace-filled include:Pursuing a devout life whole-heartedlyIncorporating prayer and sacraments into a busy scheduleGrowing in virtueBattling wisely against Pages:   Introduction to the Devout Life is a compilation of letters and notes used in the spiritual direction of his cousin, Madame Marie de Charmoisy, the wife of an ambassador of the Duke of Savoy.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Introduction to the devout life by Francis, de Sales, Saint, ; Ryan, John Kenneth, ed. and tr. Publication date Pages: