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The Divine Office


The Divine Office contains St. Alphonsus’ explanation of the Psalms and Canticles. He takes each verse of the psalms separately, and gives of it extended paraphrase, interspersed by diverse explanations. The Latin text and English translation is given for each psalm, and St. Alphonsus provides a seven-part introduction on the nature, composition, and authorship of the psalms.

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This volume is also part of the Post-Reformation Catholic Thought and Piety collection.

Key Features

  • Offes Alphonsus’ explanation of the Psalms and Canticles, including an in-depth introduction on authorship
  • Contains the Latin text and English translation for each psalm
  • Presents the wisdom of a modern Doctor of the Church

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About the Author

Saint Alphonsus Maria de Liguori (September 27, 1696–August 1, 1787) was an Italian Catholic bishop, spiritual writer, scholastic philosopher and theologian, and founder of the Redemptorists, an influential religious order. He was canonized in 1839 by Pope Gregory XVI and declared a Doctor of the Church.