The Virtues of Holiness: The Basics of Spiritual Struggle

The Virtues of Holiness: The Basics of Spiritual Struggle

by Juan Luis Lorda

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<i>The Virtues of Holiness</i> offers a road-map for navigating our everyday activities: work, family, leisure pursuits. It shows how we can reach the heights of Christian life in and through these activities. For many people this is unfamiliar territory, and the author has written this book just for them. Fr. Lorda offers his readers a daily spiritual plan and describes strategies for gaining the virtues needed for following Christ closely. The next steps are familiarity with the life of Christ and developing a deep interior relationship with Him. Although its path is challenging, <i>The Virtues of Holiness</i> leaves no doubt that the struggle to stay close to Christ lies within the reach of every Christian. The author draws on a wide range of Christian apologists from the Church Fathers to St. Thomas Aquinas, as well as the 16th century Spanish mystics, John of Avila, John of the Cross, and Teresa of Avila. The result is a book that is accessible to readers of all ages, and especially young believers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594171338
Publisher: Scepter Publishers
Publication date: 10/01/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 138
Sales rank: 1,076,185
File size: 442 KB

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The Virtues of Holiness: The Basics of Spiritual Struggle 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Inspiring, practical and edifying....it makes me appreciate once again my Catholic faith which not only includes accepting Jesus in our personal lives but also the practice of virtues to help us become more Christ-like and thus live more as children of God.
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