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Letters to Persons in the World

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A prolific letter writer and teacher, St. Francis de Sales wrote hundreds of letters to those seeking spiritual counsel. Letters to Persons in the World is divided into seven sections:

  • Letters to Young Ladies
  • Letters to Married Women
  • Letters to Widows
  • Letters to Men of the World
  • Various Letters
  • Various Letters Continued
  • Letters of the Saint about Himself

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

Key Features

  • Contains letters of spiritual counsel
  • Presents the wisdom of a modern Doctor of the Church

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About the Author

St. Francis de Sales (August 21, 1567 – December 28, 1622) was bishop of Geneva and is a Roman Catholic saint. He worked to convert Protestants back to Catholicism, and was an accomplished preacher. He is known also for his writings on the topic of spiritual direction and spiritual formation, particularly Introduction to the Devout Life, along with his Treatise on the Love of God.