The Foundations of the Spiritual Life

The Foundations of the Spiritual Life : Drawn from the Book of the Imitation of Jesus Christ (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Foundations of the Spiritual Life: Drawn From the Book of the Imitation of Jesus Christ Sinfulness and His Holiness, our own boundless misery and His boundless Mercy, is the condition for prayer, the preparation for Sacraments, the ground of penitence, the element of faith, hope, and love. Of course, this must not be understood negatively, (as it too often is, ) to the exclusion or disparagement of any truth not distinctly expressed in it, (this were at once heretical, ) but as entering into all; not as a distinct confession of faith, but as the outline of it, and the life of all our practice. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 334 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 449g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243174446
  • 9780243174447
  • 1,736,317