Happiness And Wisdom

Author: Ryan Topping
Publisher: CUA Press
ISBN: 0813219736
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Happiness and Wisdom contributes to ongoing debates about the nature of Augustine's early development, and argues that Augustine's vision of the soul's ascent through the liberal arts is an attractive and basically coherent view of learning, which, while not wholly novel, surpasses both classical and earlier patristic renderings of the aims of education.

Courage In Chaos

Author: Saint Francois De Sales
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 0819815977
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"Saint Francis de Sales offers practical advice on how to trust God in the midst of chaos"--Provided by publisher.

Journal Of A Soul

Author: Pope John XXIII
Publisher: Burns & Oates
ISBN: 9780860123903
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'My soul is in these pages' From the age of 14 until his death at the age of 82, Pope John XXIII kept what he called his Journal of a Soul, jotting down in school exercise books and on odd pieces of paper the record of his growth in holiness. Elected Pope at the age of 78 he astonished the world by his breadth of mind, his simplicity and the love which shone out of him for the whole world. These pages have been put together by the patient willing labour of secretaries, with the loving anxiety of sons. It reveals, in the vaery nature of its prayers and its spontaneous outpourings, the intimate feelings and true character of a man and priest whose transparent goodness enable the reader to catch a glimpse of an inner life rich in the beauty of holiness. This book will console the hearts of men and women and keep them better company than many accounts of Pope John XXIII's life which may dwindle into rhetoric and become the stuff of legend. like no other through an uninterrupted series of spiritual notes, the whole life of a priest who became Pope, and reveals what he kept a jealously guarded secret behind his smiling and innocent gaiety: his prayer, his soul.

Pope John Xxiii

Author: Wyatt North
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781622782000
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John XXIII was nicknamed "The Good Pope" because of his humble, loving, and open character and his gracious sense of humor. In possessing those attributes, he is viewed by many to be similar to Pope Francis today. Like Pope Francis, Pope John was wont to stroll about Rome by night and make pastoral visits to sick children and prison inmates. John's secretary, the Italian prelate Loris Capovilla, heard the news from Pope Francis himself and remarked how appropriate it was for the step to be taken by "the successor most similar" to John. Shortly before Pope John's death, the International Balzan Foundation, which is headquartered in Milan and Zurich, awarded Pope John its Peace Prize. Then, in December 1963, President Lyndon Johnson posthumously awarded him the United States' Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award. The canonization of Pope John XXIII was announced by Pope Francis shortly after the fiftieth anniversary of John's death. The date for canonization has been set for April 27, 2014, Divine Mercy Sunday, the first Sunday after Easter.

Solace In Suffering

Author: Thomas
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 0819871818
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Does suffering have meaning? Drawing from the timeless spiritual classic The Imitation of Christ, this book helps the reader discover the meaning of suffering in everyday life and how these trials can lead him or her closer to God. Thomas รก Kempis teaches the reader how to relate their own struggles with those of Jesus. Uncover the value of suffering in this enlightening book.

Full Catastrophe Living

Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0345536932
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A guide to awareness meditation methods offers a program for coping with illnesses as well as everyday stress.

Way Of Wonder

Author: G. K. Chesterton
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ISBN: 9780819883605
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"Introduces readers to Chesterton's signature joyful wonder before the mysteries of life"--

Seven Pillars Of Wisdom

Author: T. E. Lawrence
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
ISBN: 9781853264696
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Written between 1919 and 1926, this text tells of the campaign aganist the Turks in the Middle East, encompassing gross acts of cruelty and revenge, ending in a welter of stink and corpses in a Damascus hospital.

Saint Ignatius Of Loyola

Author: Donna Giaimo
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ISBN: 9780819870438
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Brought down by the blast of a cannonball, Captain Inigo de Loyola undergoes a radical conversion during his convalescence. He gives up all---military career, wealth, reputation---to find his all in Jesus. But even this is not enough. The fire in his hear