Taken from the book of the same title by DOM LORENZO SCUPOLI The Spiritual Combat is known as one of the greatest classics in ascetic theology, along. The Spiritual Combat. Dom Lorenzo Scupoli. Translated by. William Lester and Robert Paul Mohan. by Newman Bookshop, New York, US. This work is. Spiritual. Spiritual Combat. By Dom Lorenzo Scupoli . Gagliardi, but most critics however consider Fr. Lawrence Scupoli as the author of this famous treatise.
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So excellent, that St Francis de Sales kept this book on his person at all times and read from it daily. Jan 26, Becca McNally rated it it was amazing.
Kenneth A rated it it was amazing Nov 04, The book itself is at once very practical but also centred entirely on advancement in the spiritual life. Everything is presented in short little chapters on lornzo topics; not a few of them focus on how to counter the attacks of the devil.
The Spiritual Combat
Kindle Editionpages. Excellent book for spiritual growth. This book is essential Catholic reading for life! I see why Francis de Sales carried this with him everywhere. Lewinna rated thw it was amazing Feb 13, Jan 25, Z rated it it was amazing Shelves: The one who does not do this loses, and suffers in Hell; scupopi one who does it, trusting not in his own, but God’s power, triumphs and is happy in Heaven. Francis de Sales and was a major influence on his spiritual development.
There is a big focus on our own sinfulness and weakness and the necessity of turning to God and relying on Him alone.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Frances de Sales called it. The Spiritual Combat apparently spirirual quite an influence on St Francis de Sales, so the similarities do not surprise me. Great book about progressing in the spiritual life. But it was also very mind boggling also and thought provoking.
I will never stop reading this book. Consider this—if the fury of your enemies is great, and their numbers overwhelming, the love which God holds for you tbe infinitely greater. Patrick Reynolds rated it it was amazing Jan 06, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Robert Paul Mohan Translator.
This boo A wonderfully thorough, practical guide to the spiritual life, focusing primarily on orienting oneself towards God and the cultivation of virtue and the avoidance of viceand on understanding the tactics of the enemy to make us fall.
Me resulta muy enriquecedor cada que vuelvo a repasarlo con mis notas. Francis kept a copy on him constantly, reading small passages on a daily basis.
It is very much useful for spiritual direction and spiritual growth. A wonderfully thorough, practical guide to the spiritual life, focusing primarily on orienting oneself towards God and the cultivation of virtue and the avoidance of viceand on understanding the tactics of the enemy to make us fall.
Robert Treiber rated it liked it Feb 04, The Spiritual Combat is known as one of the greatest classics in ascetic theology, along with The Imitation of Christ. Everyone sins, and without the Grace of Christ we are powerless to resist it.
A Paperback Edition is available: At first it teaches that the sense of life is incessant fighting against egoistic longings and replacing them with sacrifice and charity. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Spiritual life consists rather in a sense of our weakness, loving God and hating ourselves, renouncing our own will with only the purpose of pleasing and loving Him and doing all that He should be loved and served by all.
The Spiritual Combat by Lorenzo Scupoli
Until now there were as much as editions spirituql The Spiritual Combat. What is bad originates from the human who rebels against God. Quotes from The Spiritual Combat. The Spiritual Combat by Lorenzo Scupoli.
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The work of Scupoli analyses various usual situations and advises how to cope with them, preserving a pure conscience and improving virtue. Augustine, and the thought of St. Whatever may be the solution of the problem of the author, doubt of the soiritual one or ones, can take nothing away from the value and efficacy of this zcupoli book” as St. Mar 21, Dianne rated it it was amazing Shelves: Oct 01, Walter rated it it was amazing Shelves: Thomas Aquinas—creating a rich synthesis that is digestible and approachable.
The guidance here is clear, concrete, useful, and powerful. At first it teaches that the sense of life is incessant fighting against egoistic l The Spiritual Combat by Dom Lorenzo Scupoli Illustrated: I plan to re-read this again in the future. Two main points from the book are distrusting in self and only trusting in God and doing everything with the simple intention of pleasing God.
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None shall be crowned who has not fought well. Scupoli was from Otranto in Apulia.