This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 Excerpt: ... element in Father Augustine Baker's spiritual teaching came to her aid, when in 1624 he was transferred from Douai to Cambrai. Though the other sisters at once found much help in his teaching, she found none, and indeed she was rather naughty about it sometimes; and, at best, perceiving how his counsels brought peace ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 Excerpt: ... element in Father Augustine Baker's spiritual teaching came to her aid, when in 1624 he was transferred from Douai to Cambrai. Though the other sisters at once found much help in his teaching, she found none, and indeed she was rather naughty about it sometimes; and, at best, perceiving how his counsels brought peace to some of her sisters, she sighfully exclaimed, " Ah! it is well for you that you can get good from them, for 1 can get none." 1 Writings of 'Dame Qertrude More, p. 15. (Publiihed by R. & T. Washboume.) This failure was but one of those innumerable trials and pains which mark the pathway of the saints: --Many a blow and biting sculpture Polished well those stones elect. But the moment of relief was at hand. On a certain day in 1625, struck by a passage which Father Baker read to her 1 concerning souls suffering from exceptional aridity, she capitulated and resigned herself unreservedly to his direction, and from that moment made rapid progress in her spiritual life. It was at the earnest request of this community that Father Baker began to write down his instructions, so that, indirectly, to this small band of nuns the world owes his great mystical and ascetical treatise, Holy Wisdom. From the story of the intercourse of these great mystics, as the one directed the other along the wonderful Way, certain salient points emerge. First in order of importance, if we will really understand the process, is Father Baker's view of the director's function and office. A good deal of worse than barren controversy might be saved for ever if people who argue about "putting a man between the soul and God" would take the trouble to inform themselves what genuine "direction" is. Since souls differ widely, it must vary in metho...
1922. A. R. Mowbray. First. Hard Cover. Book-Good, gilt titles on spine, blind impressed titles on front board, purple boards, spine sunned, tape on spine, missing front endpaper, foxing throughout. 7.5x5. 387pp. Ex-libris.
Good. No dust jacket. 1922. First Edition. 387 pages. No dust jacket. Writing to blue boards. Book is in better condition than most examples of this age. Neat, clean, well bound pages with light foxing, tanning and thumbing. Small inscriptions and neat labels may be present. Softening to spine with mild bleaching, sunning to spine, boards and edges. Water marks to spine, boards and edges. A few marks, wear and bumps to spine ends, boards and edges. Slight lean to spine. Small bumps to corners with bumps to boards edges. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1509370600NAT (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. )
Contains sections on Cynewulf, Richard Rolle and Mother Julian among others. Some scattered foxing, browning to fep & bep, Spine and ft. bd. faded & rubbed, but o/w a good+ hardback copy in purple cloth binding with gt. sp.
Very Good in Good+ jacket. Book and dust jacket are tight, bright, and clean with no markings/inscriptions. Book has minimal bumping, rubbing, soiling and some foxing; dust jacket, in protective cover, has bumping, rubbing, soiling, and minor chipping and closed tears at edges, corners and head/heel of darkened spine-shelfwear.
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