Item description for The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius (Vintage Spiritual Classics) by Ignatius, John F. Thornton & Avery Dulles...
Overview The classic Christian text from the founder of the Jesuit Order introduces the fundamental spiritual principles that have become a cornerstone of authentic Christian life and shares a message of God's divine presence in the everyday world that surrounds us. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.
Publishers Description A reissue of a classic of the Christian text from the founder of the Jesuit Order. The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyla is the core work of religious formation for members of the Society of Jesus, the single largest religious order within the Roman Catholic Church. For four and a half centuries in many thousands of editions in all languages, The Exercises have embodied fundamental spiritual principles essential to authentic Christian living. The mystical insight informing Ignatius's own relationship with God--which he distilled in The Exercises--is that the divine love of God is providentially present in all the details of our existence. Here Ignatius shows how the faithful can be joined to God in all things, according to the Jesuit motto, "Ad majorem Dei gloriam," "For the greater glory of God."
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.03" Width: 5.14" Height: 0.57" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Dec 19, 2000
ISBN 0375724923 ISBN13 9780375724923
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More About Ignatius, John F. Thornton & Avery Dulles
Saint Ignatius of Loyola, born in 1491, was a Spanish theologian and one of the most influential figures in the Catholic Reformation of the 16th century. He founded the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) before his death in 1556.