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Of the Love of God

By / Rivingtons / 1888

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Overview

St. Francis de Sales’ treatise on the love of God is divided into 12 areas of study:

  • Introduction to the Whole Treatise
  • The Origin of Divine Love
  • The Progress and Perfection of Love
  • The Decay and Ruin of Charity
  • The Two Chief Acts of Divine Love, Which Are Complacency and Benevolence
  • The Practice of Holy Love in Prayer and Meditation
  • The Union of the Soul with Its God as Perfected By Prayer
  • The Love of Conformity, By Which We Unite Our Will to That of God
  • The Love of Submission, By Which Our Will is United to God's Good Pleasure
  • The Command to Love God Above All Things
  • The Supreme Authority of Love Over All the Soul’s Virtues, Actions, and Perfections
  • Counsels Concerning the Soul’s Advance in Divine Love

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

Key Features

  • Contains 12 areas of spiritual study
  • 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.