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Lorenzo Scupoli and the Spiritual Combat

by F. W. Drake

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

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    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11861501M
    ISBN 101425312683
    ISBN 109781425312688

    The Spiritual Combat Verneable Lorenzo Scupoli V. Rev. Fr. Gregory Bellarmine (Editor) Christian Books Today Ltd ISBN ASIN BKKZ3RG Wyatt North Publishing ASIN BVZO2ZG I have recently read this book with a Catholic Book club. I read two different editions based on two different translations from the Italian. As soon as I read ‘Spiritual Combat’ in the title, I thought of the book by Dom Lorenzo Scupoli. I have it, and I read it. It is excellent, it is one of those books which you have to read to get the general idea, and then use it for the rest of your life, reading maybe a chapter or two every day, and of course reading a chapter on a certain issue which may bother you at some point.

    The Spiritual Combat by Lorenzo Scupoli is a practical guide to the spiritual life, with a message centered on humility, and a goal to defeat individual passions. The author begins the process with self-evaluation and identifying our internal weaknesses. He then provides us with the methods to battle these shortcomings and guard against our own evil inclinations.5/5(1).   Lorenzo Scupoli ( A.D.), was a native of Otranto, Italy, and a member of the Theatines. His work, Il combattimento spiritual (The Spiritual Combat), is a pragmatic guide to Catholic living. Quite simply, it guides one to reject selfish longings, and to replace these with sacrifice and charity/5().

    Vigorous, realistic and full of keen insight into human nature, The Spiritual Combat consists of short chapters based on the maxim that in the spiritual life one must either “fight or die”. Fr. Scupoli shows the Christian how to combat his passions and vices, especially impurity and sloth, in order to arrive at victory. The Spiritual Combat by Dom Lorenzo Scupoli. likes. The Spiritual Combat is known as one of the greatest classics in ascetic theology, along with The Imitation of .


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Lorenzo Scupoli and the Spiritual Combat by F. W. Drake Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Spiritual Combat itself is an excellent work, and I believe this is the least expensive version of it in print. I bought this edition for the biography of Lorenzo Scupoli and for the notes on the "spread and lasting influence" of the book. They were unintelligible.

They read like a bad translation from a foreign language/5(61). THE SPIRITUAL COMBAT DOM LORENZO SCUPOLI Publisher: Available in Kindle E-Book: ISBN The Combat is a practical manual of living.

At first it teaches that the sense of life is incessant fighting against egoistic longings and replacing them with sacrifice and charity/5(85). "The Spiritual Combat" is a manual of the spiritual life written by Dom Lorenzo Scupoli, an Italian abbot, in the 16th Century.

Early in his life, St. Francis de Sales was given a copy of this book, and for the next 20 years St. Francis kept a copy on him constantly, reading small passages on a daily basis/5. The Spiritual Combat by Lorenzo Scupoli is a practical guide to the spiritual life, with a message centered on humility, and a goal to defeat individual passions.

The author begins the process with self-evaluation and identifying our internal weaknesses. He then provides us with the methods to battle these shortcomings and guard against our own evilthe.

Taken from the book of the same title by DOM LORENZO SCUPOLI With Imprimatur To purchase the book: $ US $ CDN. CATHOLIC FAMILY NEWS US: MPO BoxNiagara Falls, NY CANADA: P.O. BoxNiagara Falls, ON L2A 6V5. PREFACE. The Spiritual Combat is known as one of the greatest classics in ascetic theology, along with The.

The Spiritual Combat by Lorenzo Scupoli is a practical guide to the spiritual life, with a message centered on humility, and a goal to defeat individual passions. The author begins the process with self-evaluation and identifying our internal weaknesses.

He then provides us with the methods to battle these shortcomings and guard against our own evil inclinations/5(59). The Spiritual Combat Contents The Spiritual Combat1 Introduction3 I: Of the Essence of Christian Perfection - Of the Struggle Requisite for its Attainment - And of the Four Things Needful in this Con ict.3 The First woT Weapons of the Spiritual.

LibraryThing Review User Review - stephenjchow - LibraryThing. This was one of the first passages that touched me upon delving into this book. "A" is the translation from this TAN edition, and "B" is the same passage from an edition, the style of which 5/5(2).

The Spiritual Combat itself is an excellent work, and I believe this is the least expensive version of it in print. I bought this edition for the biography of Lorenzo Scupoli and for the notes on the "spread and lasting influence" of the book. They were unintelligible.

They read like a bad translation from a foreign language/5(61). The following text comes from the first Chapter of the book entitled: “The Spiritual Combat” by Dom Lorenzo Scupoli.

Lorenzo Scupoli (c) was born in Otranto, Italy. He was admitted to the religious order of the Theatine Regular Clerks of St. Cajetan inand by his desire was called Lorenzo of Otranto. Here, Dom Lorenzo Scupoli helps you take your proper part in this spiritual battle so that you can win - decisively - the war for your soul.

This book has been loved by saints and sinners alike ever since it was written four hundred years ago. The Spiritual Combat itself is an excellent work, and I believe this is the least expensive version of it in print. I bought this edition for the biography of Lorenzo Scupoli and for the notes on the "spread and lasting influence" of the book.

They were unintelligible. They read like a bad translation from a foreign language/5(60). The Spiritual Combat [Scupoli, Lorenzo] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Spiritual Combat. Classic Edition.

Author: Lorenzo Scupoli; Publisher: Scriptoria Books ISBN: Category: Religion Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The Spiritual Combat by Lorenzo Scupoli is a practical guide to the spiritual life, with a message centered on humility, and a goal to defeat individual passions.

value and efficacy of this "golden book" as St. Frances de Sales called it. It was "the favorite, the dear book" of this great master of the spiritual life who, for 18 years, carried in a pocket a copy which he had received from Fr.

Scupoli in Padua himself. The Saint read some pages of itFile Size: KB. The Spiritual Combat by Father Dom Lorenzo Scupoli. Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Chapter 9 None is vanquished in this spiritual combat but he who ceases to struggle and loses confidence in God.

I do not advise you to meditate upon certain points recommended in many books as remedies. The Spiritual Combat.

Lorenzo Scupoli. James Parker & Company, - Perfection - pages. 2 Reviews. A beautiful book, simple to understand and read.

A must for every christian. Selected pages 5/5(2). One of the three great introductions to the spiritual life, along with the "Imitation of Christ" and St.

Francis de Sales' "Introduction to the Devout Life," Scupoli's "Spiritual Combat" is my favorite/5. Chapter VI of The Spiritual Combat, By Lorenzo Scupoli: Since our whole power to subdue our enemies arises principally from self-distrust and trust in God, I will give you some further directions to enable you, by the Divine Assistance, to acquire it.

Know, then, for a certain truth, that neither all gifts, natural or acquired, nor all graces. The first edition of The Spiritual Combat bearing Scupoli's name was published in the year of his death About Dom Lorenzo Scupoli Dom Lorenzo Scupoli was born in Otranto, Italy in and died in Naples in Pages:.

Spiritual Combat [Scupoli, Lorenzo] on *FREE* shipping on eligible orders. Spiritual CombatReviews:   The Spiritual Combat Together with the Supplement and the Path of Paradise by Lorenzo Scupoli. Publication date Publisher Rivingtons Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Pages:   The Spiritual Combat - together with The Supplement and The Path of Paradise - by Lorenzo Scupoli.

The Spiritual Combat by Lorenzo Scupoli is a practical guide to the spiritual life, with a message centered on humility, and a goal to defeat individual passions. The author begins the process with self-evaluation and identifying our internal weaknesses/5(58).