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Companion to the Summa Theologica : Volume I By Walter Farrell O.P.
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It is not hard to admire St. Thomas Aquinas immovably caught in the splendor of a stained-glass window; it is easy to pay tribute to his Summa Theologica as long as it remains high on a bookshelf... More > giving character to a library. Under these circumstances, we of the twenty first century can read about them both, talk about them enthusiastically, but pretty much leave them both alone. To have Thomas walking among us, his book opened on our desks for serious study, now that is altogether something else. This is a work by a 1930's Dominican who took this Leviathan, and addressed this work as though it were written today. This effort follows the questions within the Summa, yet dismisses the ojections and replies, while retaining the intellectual and spiritual focused intent.< Less
Companion to the Summa Theologica Vol. 1 By Walter Farrell
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It is not hard to admire St. Thomas Aquinas immovably caught in the splendor of a stained-glass window; it is easy to pay tribute to his Summa Theologica as long as it remains high on a bookshelf... More > giving character to a library. Under these circumstances, we of the twenty first century can read about them both, talk about them enthusiastically, but pretty much leave them both alone. To have Thomas walking among us, his book opened on our desks for serious study, now that is altogether something else. This is a work by a 1930's Dominican who took this Leviathan, and addressed this work as though it were written today. This effort follows the questions within the Summa, yet dismisses the ojections and replies, while retaining the intellectual and spiritual focused intent.< Less
Ladder of Perfection By Walter Hilton
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One eternal situation of Christianity is that the popularity of false mysticism and questionable spirituality will constantly blind honest seekers to the truth, which is the gift of God. Today, when... More > there is a revival of interest in the mystics of the 14th century, it is unlikely that the works of Walter Hilton will top any best seller lists. The scope of Walter’s work is far beyond the limitations of this essay, but several outstanding points, illustrated in his works, are both inspiring and delightful, if our 21st century blinders are removed. Walter dealt with many problems in his readership that continue to exist and had existed for fourteen centuries in his day! He presented eternal truths and sought to clarify equally eternal confusion. Walter is the truly learned man, and his works include hundreds of references to the Scriptures and the works of the Fathers and theologians which spanned many centuries.< Less
Biblical Fasting By James C. Tibbetts
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This book is a systematic study going through the Bible with its references of fasting and abstinence. Fasting is found throughout scriptures and in many of the Church Fathers such as: St.... More > Augustine, St. John Chrysostom, Saint Clement of Rome, and others connected fasting with penance or purification. The biblical references throughout this work help define the nature and purpose of fasting, the categories and types of fasting in the past and today.< Less
The Complete Christian Mystic: A Practical, Step-By-Step Guide for Awakening to the Presence of God By Evelyn Underhill
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Regarded by many as the 20th Century’s finest practitioner and ablest teacher of Traditional Christian Mysticism, Evelyn Underwood draws from the lives and writings of such beloved Catholic... More > Saints as St. Teresa, St. Augustine, St. Catherine of Siena, St. John of the Cross, St. Hildegarde of Bingen, St. Mechtild, St. Bernard, and dozens more, as well as from the works of Protestant giants like Jacob Boehme, and George Fox, founder of the Quakers, to demonstrate that ”The spiritual life is not a special career involving abstraction from the world of things. It is a part of every man's life, and until he has realized it he is not a complete human being, has not entered into possession of all his powers. It is therefore the function of a practical mysticism to increase, not diminish, the total efficiency, the wisdom and steadfastness, of those who try to practice it…” At more than 600 pages, THE COMPLETE CHRISTIAN MYSTIC is the ultimate single-volume “Masters Class” on the mystical life.< Less
The Complete Christian Mystic: A Practical, Step - By - Step Guide for Awakening to the Presence of God By Evelyn Underhill
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Regarded by many as the 20th Century's finest practitioner and ablest teacher of Traditional Christian Mysticism, Evelyn Underwood draws from the lives and writings of such beloved Catholic Saints as... More > St. Teresa, St. Augustine, St. Catherine of Siena, St. John of the Cross, St. Hildegarde of Bingen, St. Mechtild, St. Bernard, and dozens more, as well as from the works of Protestant giants like Jacob Boehme, and George Fox, founder of the Quakers, to demonstrate that "The spiritual life is not a special career involving abstraction from the world of things. It is a part of every man's life, and until he has realized it he is not a complete human being, has not entered into possession of all his powers. It is therefore the function of a practical mysticism to increase, not diminish, the total efficiency, the wisdom and steadfastness, of those who try to practice it…" At more than 600 pages, THE COMPLETE CHRISTIAN MYSTIC is the ultimate single-volume "Masters Class" on the mystical life.< Less
The Complete Christian Mystic: A Practical, Step-By-Step Guide for Awakening to the Presence of God By Evelyn Underhill
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Regarded by many as the 20th Century’s finest practitioner and ablest teacher of Traditional Christian Mysticism, Evelyn Underwood draws from the lives and writings of such beloved Catholic... More > Saints as St. Teresa, St. Augustine, St. Catherine of Siena, St. John of the Cross, St. Hildegarde of Bingen, St. Mechtild, St. Bernard, and dozens more, as well as from the works of Protestant giants like Jacob Boehme, and George Fox, founder of the Quakers, to demonstrate that ”The spiritual life is not a special career involving abstraction from the world of things. It is a part of every man's life, and until he has realized it he is not a complete human being, has not entered into possession of all his powers. It is therefore the function of a practical mysticism to increase, not diminish, the total efficiency, the wisdom and steadfastness, of those who try to practice it…” At more than 600 pages, THE COMPLETE CHRISTIAN MYSTIC is the ultimate single-volume “Masters Class” on the mystical life.< Less
Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Series 1, Volume 11 By Philip Schaff
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With over twenty volumes, the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers is a momentous achievement. Originally gathered by Philip Schaff, the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers is a collection of writings by... More > classical and medieval Christian theologians. The purpose of such a collection is to make their writings readily available. The entire work is divided into two series. The first series focuses on two classical Christian theologians--St. Augustine and St. John Chrysostom. This volume contains St. John Chrysostom's homilies on the Gospel of Acts and Romans . The Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers is comprehensive in scope, and provide keen translations of instructive and illuminating texts from some of the greatest theologians of the Christian church. -Tim Perrine, CCEL Staff Writer< Less
Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Series 1, Volume 12 By Philip Schaff
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With over twenty volumes, the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers is a momentous achievement. Originally gathered by Philip Schaff, the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers is a collection of writings by... More > classical and medieval Christian theologians. The purpose of such a collection is to make their writings readily available. The entire work is divided into two series. The first series focuses on two classical Christian theologians--St. Augustine and St. John Chrysostom. This volume contains St. John Chrysostom's homilies on first and second Corinthians . The Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers is comprehensive in scope, and provide keen translations of instructive and illuminating texts from some of the greatest theologians of the Christian church. -Tim Perrine, CCEL Staff Writer< Less
Fort Caroline, the Search for America's Lost Heritage By Richard Thornton
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This book is the most comprehensive study of the 16th century history of the South Atlantic Coast, ever published. The project began in early 2007 as an effort by a small group of Native American... More > researchers to obtain a more accurate history of the South Atlantic Coast's indigenous peoples. It ended up in 2014, turning the history books upside down. During the 1560s and 1570s, the Spanish built 10 forts on the South Atlantic Coast. In 1564, French colonists did not build Fort Caroline on the St. Johns River in Florida, but on the Georgia Coast. Spanish archives state that the first St. Augustine was located on St. Andrews Sound in Georgia. Florida's first Spanish governor, Pedro Menendez stated in a letter to the king that the first St. Augustine was founded at 31 degrees latitude. That's St. Andrew Sound in Georgia! Also, there was a large French fort on an island near present day Knoxville, TN several decades before the English arrived. The rest is history< Less

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