The Life of Blessed Henry Suso by Himself

The Life of Blessed Henry Suso by Himself

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Henry Suso, was a German Dominican friar, who was a noted spiritual writer and mystic. In the world Suso was esteemed as a preacher, and was heard in the cities and towns of Swabia, Switzerland, Alsace, and the Netherlands. His apostolate, however, was not with the masses, but rather with individuals of all classes who were drawn to him by his singularly attractive personality, and to whom he became a personal director in the spiritual life. Suso was reported to have established among the Friends of God a society which he called the Brotherhood of the Eternal Wisdom. The so-called Rule of the Brotherhood of the Eternal Wisdom is but a free translation of a chapter of his Horologium Sapientiae, and did not make its appearance until the fifteenth century. Suso was declared Blessed in 1831 by Pope Gregory XVI, who assigned 2 March as his feast day, celebrated solely within the Dominican Order. The Dominicans now celebrate his feast on 23 January, the feria, or "free" day, nearest the day of his death.show more

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  • Paperback | 238 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 13.72mm | 421.84g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514282003
  • 9781514282007