Bonaventure

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'But if you wish to know how these things come about ask grace not instruction, desire not understanding, the groaning of prayer not diligent reading, the Spouse not the teacher, God not man, darkness not clarity, not light but the fire that totally enflames and carries us into God by ecstatic unctions and burning affections. This fire is God and his furnace is in Jerusalem...' --Bonaventure, 1217-1274
 

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Long before Bonaventure was called "The Prince of Mystics" by Leo XIII or "The Seraphic Doctor" by John Gerson, he was known throughout the Christian world as "The Devout Teacher." Professor Ewert ... Read full review

Bonaventure

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
THE SOULS JOURNEY INTO GOD
51
THE TREE OF LIFE
117
LEGENDA MAIOR
177

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