The Title 'Introduction to the Devout Life written/authored/edited by St. Francis de Sales', published in the year 2017. The ISBN 9789351285045 is assigned to the Paperback version of this title. This book has total of pp. 296 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Kalpaz Publications. This Book is in English. The subject of this book is Literature & Fiction
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The Book has remained a unique and relevant treasure of devotion for nearly four hundred years. The author saw to the spiritual needs of every one from the poorest farmer to the royal ladies. The desire to be closer to God that he found in people from all levels of society led him to compile there instructions on how to live in Christ. The author leads the reader through practical ways of attaining a devout life without renouncing the world and offers prayer and meditation to strengthen devotion in the face of temptation and hardship.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
St. Francis de Sales (1567-1622) was born into a privileged family and studied law. He became Bishop of Geneva at the age of thirty five and is honoured as a saint in the Roman Catholic Church. He became famous for his deep faith and his gentle approach to the religious divisions in his land resulting from the Protestant reformation. His writing on the perfections of the heart of Mary as the model of love for God influenced Jean Eudes to develop the devotions to the hearts of Jesus and Mary.
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