Taken from the book of the same title by DOM LORENZO SCUPOLI The Spiritual Combat is known as one of the greatest classics in ascetic theology, along. The Spiritual Combat has ratings and 17 reviews. Walter said: The Spiritual Combat is a manual of the spiritual life written by Dom Lorenzo Scupoli. The Spiritual Combat. Dom Lorenzo Scupoli. Translated by. William Lester and Robert Paul Mohan. by Newman Bookshop, New York, US. This work is.

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It emphasizes also the spititual goodness of God, which is the cause of all good. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. He reminds the Christian that nobody should be surprised when he finds himself in sin.

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This boo A wonderfully thorough, practical guide to the spiritual life, focusing primarily on orienting oneself towards God and the cultivation of virtue and the avoidance of viceand on understanding the tactics of the enemy to make us fall.

Must wage war against ourselves! Join other followers. The purpose of the work is to lead the soul to the summit of spiritual perfection, by means of a constant, courageous struggle against our evil nature, which tends to keep us away from that goal.


Introduction to the Devout Life. Good feelings are silent. Everyday life is the arena of spiritual combat.

This book is spirithal yet featured on Listopia. Never think you are done with attacks. This book was his spiritual handbook, and with an endorsement like that, who can argue that this book is a classic?

Several 17th century editions were published under the name of the Spanish Benedictine, John of Castanzia. Oct 01, Walter rated it it was amazing Shelves: Spiritial who viewed this item also viewed. Sabu Augustine rated it it was amazing Aug 06, Discipling the Body, Awakening the Spirit by Sr.

Don’t have a Kindle? There are no discussion topics on loeenzo book yet. Our reason is acted upon by God from above and our appetites from below. Meditate on the great love shown in the Eucharist.

I’m not sure how it reads in Italian, but Scupoli as he is often rendered into English has a lot of long, winding sentences with lots of prepositional and parenthetical phrases that can sometimes make his meaning hard to follow. It emphasizes also the boundless goodness of God, which is the cause of all good. But it was also very mind boggling also and thought provoking.

You are commenting using your WordPress. The most outstanding qualities of this book are its timeless appeal and its treatment of morality and prayer. Christ is not a means to an end. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. November 4, at 7: We live in dark and dangerous times.


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The Spiritual Combat by Lorenzo Scupoli

What is bad originates from the human who rebels against God. Me resulta muy enriquecedor cada que vuelvo a repasarlo con mis notas. Learn more about Amazon Prime. cpmbat

It is so simple to love God. Our enemies have an everlasting hatred for us.

The Spiritual Combat

Be the foe of all earthly pleasures. We have a divided heart: In doing this, even the greatest sinner can reach the heights of sanctity. St Francis de Sales carried this book with him wherever he went and for the rest of his life. It is said St.