Adrienne von Speyr's Book of All Saints PDF

By Adrienne von Speyr

ISBN-10: 1586171925

ISBN-13: 9781586171926

ISBN-10: 1621642127

ISBN-13: 9781621642121

Adrienne von Speyr, a popular mystic and religious author from Switzerland, used to be acquired into the Catholic Church on the age of 38 at the banquet of All Saints, 1940, by means of one of many theological giants of the 20 th century, Fr. Hans Urs von Balthasar. He grew to become her non secular director and confessor till her dying in 1967 in which time Adrienne was once favourite with many presents of actual mystical prayer. Balthasar one of the significant features of Adrienne's prayer to be her transparency to the inspirations she obtained from God, in addition to a deep own communion with the saints.

Over a interval of decades, Adrienne could see the saints (and different religious humans) at prayer, and he or she could dictate what she observed to Fr.von Balthasar - whereas she was once in a nation of mystical prayer. via a distinct charism, she was once in a position to placed herself within the position of assorted participants to determine and describe their prayer, their complete perspective sooner than God. no longer all of her topics are saints within the strict experience of the be aware, yet all struggled, with various levels of luck, to put their lives on the disposal in their author. This e-book offers those specified mystical insights into the prayer lives of many saints taken from Adrienne’s direct visions of them in prayer. one of the lengthy checklist of saints during this ebook are St. John the Apostle, St. Augustine, St. Francis, St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Ignatius of Loyola, St. Teresa of Avila, St. John of the move, St. John Bosco, St. Bernadette, St. Dominic, St. Edith Stein and plenty of, many extra.

In this robust non secular paintings, the reader is ready to perform the devotional and non secular lifetime of the Church through the centuries through studying how a number of saints and religious humans prayed, therefore reflecting at the timelessness and sweetness of the prayer of the Church.

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