Psychology of the Saints This product is currently out of stock and unavailable. An essential work by the Catholic Philosopher Henri Joly (1839-1925) Are saints born holy? If not, what makes them so? Can we be like them? Are there common patterns to the interior progress Saints always make—patterns from which the rest of us can learn, to possibly become saints ourselves? Yes, answers Henri Joly—and in this famous work, the learned 20th-century Catholic writer...reveals what the soul of the saint possesses in common with us, and how these common attributes develop and thrive...explains exactly how commonplace psychological traits are closely connected with a saint's extraordinary power to pray, meditate, and avoid much temptation.Key topics and insights, based upon Joly's study of the lives and writings of the Saints:Three words that sum up the "whole secret of the life of sanctity"The saints at prayer: their methods, disciplines and intentions Dangers of self-scrutinyWhat is a saint? True and false definitions Two "classes" of saints, evident through Church historyVarious phases in the spiritual development of the saintsThe "new personality" created by sanctity. How it combines whatever was best of the original personality with new elementsOverlooked: virtues that most of saints had in common Diversities of character among the saints: how far these extend, and how they show themselves in great things and smallHow far does the natural character of the saints influence and determine their work?Flaws of the saints: "easy temperance and absence of desires and passions are not necessarily among the natural virtues that sanctity builds upon"The role of the imagination in developing sanctity. How the saint cultivates and makes use of itAbuses of the imagination. How the saints guard against themThe "purification of the senses": why it is necessary; how the saints accomplish ... Details Reviews There are no reviews yet. Add your review Cancel replyYour rating * Rate… Perfect Good Average Not that bad Very poor Your review *Name * Email * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. You Might Also Like Unleashing Hope Edith Stein Sale! A Saint in the Slave Trade St Augustine Answers 101 Questions The Truth about Saint Joseph
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