The Inward Pilgrimage: An Introduction to Christian Spiritual Classics

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Augsburg Books, Jan 1, 1996 - Religion - 172 pages
Newly reissued, this book opens the way for readers to discover the riches of 16 great spiritual classics that have brought new life to Christians of all denominations. Includes St. Augustine's The Confessions, The Desert Fathers, and The Little Flowers of St. Francis, Thomas a Kempis' The Imitation of Christ, St. Teresa of Avalon's The Interior Castle, John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, and others.
 

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Contents

PROLOGUE
11
THE CONFESSIONS
15
THE DESERT FATHERS
23
THE LITTLE FLOWERS OF ST FRANCIS
31
THE IMITATION OF CHRIST
41
THE FREEDOM OF THE CHRISTIAN
51
THE INTERIOR CASTLE
59
THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER
67
FOR SELFEXAMINATION
99
THE WAY OF A PILGRIM
109
CREATIVE PRAYER
117
PRAYER
125
THE SCHOOL OF CHARITY
133
LIFE TOGETHER
143
EPILOGUE
151
QUESTIONS FOR REFLECTION AND DISCUSSION
153

THE PRACTICE OF THE PRESENCE OF GOD
75
PILGRIMS PROGRESS
81
THE JOURNAL OF JOHN WOOLMAN
91
NOTES
163
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