Christian Perfection has 21 ratings and 3 reviews. Fenelon just really understood the heart of God and how to bear down on the walk with the Lord; as well as. Results 1 – 30 of 39 Christian Perfection by Fenelon, Francois de Salignac de La Mothe: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now. Get this from a library! Christian perfection. [François de Salignac de La Mothe- Fénelon].

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Desmond Davis added it Oct 03, I picked this up for free on the shelf of a local shelter. Godfrey Ogbo marked it as to-read Jun 03, I wish that this book could be in wider circulation, because it communicates in a tone that is of a sincere, fene,on person.

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Madame Guyon, a close friend of Fenelon, wrote the next works, Method of Prayer and On the Way to Godwhich indicate the importance christoan constant prayer. Spiritual Letters to Women.

This book is similar to The Imitation of Christ, though the chapters are longer and don’t read as much like devotional nuggets as A’Kempis.

Christian Perfection is a most apt title for this book. It is arguably the best devotional masterpiece ever put forth on this planet. Perhaps only rivaled by Loyola, and De Sales?

ffenelon Fenelon, Archbishop of Cambray. He provided proof that her “heretical” teachings could also be seen in recognized saints. Yes, he speaks in a different way that we do today and it takes more effort to follow his thoughts; but maybe we ought to train ourselves to follow and reflect on deep spiritual thoughts again.


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No trivia or quizzes yet. Nathanael rated it it was amazing Nov 26, Micheal Ramey marked it as to-read Dec 31, English Choose a language for shopping. His insights, to this day, communicate in this volume like letters to anyone who is faced with doubts about his or her dedication and commitment to serving the Lord; they essentially say, “I know your struggles, doubts, and fears, my friend; but know that the Lord your God loves you perfectly and will use His perfection to make good use of you, though you are imperfect.

Roy rated it really liked it Sep 18, This little gem was a treasure. For the past few years, there have been concerns about how people are suddenly finding a sudden, albeit maniacal, interest in religion or how some have become so involved with born again perfectionn movements that they are “wearing their faith on their sleeve”.

For anyone who is sick and tired of seeing in person or on TV those individuals, including the supposed followers of Christ who communicate to others that they are more entitled to forming opinions or pursuing happiness than those around them, this book is for you. Francois Fenelon’s humility is a trait that is lacking in so many circles of faith. However I feel that many are looking for specific answers.


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The Complete Fenelon Paraclete Giants. Fables, Composed for the Use of the Duke of Burgundy. Each paragraph is meaningful. It is out of print, so it isn’t easy to find but it’s worth the effort tracking it down.

Fortunately, Christian Perfection teaches or communicates in a traditional tone that reveres God’s holiness and that acknowledges man’s shortcomings on a very intimate and personal level. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Shirley Schroeder is currently reading it Dec 31, His deep love for the Lord Jesus and his willingness to to suffer whatever necessary to learn from Him shows through in every word.

Luke Hanes marked it as to-read Feb 27, Stanley Harder added it Mar 28, However, the church urged Fenelon to condemn Guyon, for her attitude towards mysticism sparked concerns of heresy. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

The two of them swiftly became very close friends. Fenelon’s deep love for Jesus Christ crossed all denominational boundaries and is laser focused on the glory of God alone through Christ.

Maxims of the Saints.