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Paperback Spiritual Maxims: Stepping Stones to Sanctity. Book

ISBN: 150758766X

ISBN13: 9781507587669

Spiritual Maxims: Stepping Stones to Sanctity.

By the ladder of sanctity, men ascend and descend at the same time. All Christian sanctity is contained in two things: the knowledge of God, and the knowledge of self. 'Lord, that I may know Thee' cried St. Augustine, 'and that I may know myself'. A short prayer, but one opening out on to an infinite horizon. The knowledge of God elevates the soul; knowledge of self keeps it humble. CONTENTS Translator's Preface Author's Preface First Maxim: The Knowledge...

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