Albert – On Cleaving To God (DCox) Gbk

This work is an old one, but Saint Albert the Great wrote on the need for having a devotional life for the Christian. His work, On Cleaving to God, emphasizes our relationship with God.
Contents On Cleaving to God
Translator's Introduction
Chapter 1 - On the highest and supreme perfection of man, in so far as it is possible in this life
Chapter 2 - How one can cling to and seek Christ alone, disdaining everything else
Chapter 3 - What the perfection of man consist of in this life
Chapter 4 - How man's activity should be purely in the intellect and not in the senses
Chapter 5 - On purity of heart which is to be sought above all things
Chapter 6 - That the devout man should cleave to God with naked understanding and will
Chapter 7 - How the heart should be gathered within itself
Chapter 8 - How a religious man should commit himself to God in all circumstances whatsoever
Chapter 9 - How much the contemplation of God is to be preferred to all other exercises
Chapter 10 - That one should not be concerned about feeling tangible devotion so much as about cleaving to God with one's will
Chapter 11 - How one should resist temptations and bear trials
Chapter 12 - How powerful the love of God is
Chapter 13 - The nature and value of prayer, and how the heart should be recollected within itself
Chapter 14 - That we should seek the verdict of our conscience in every decision
Chapter 15 - How contempt of himself can be produced in a man, and how useful it is
Chapter 16 - How God's Providence includes everything
File Size87 KiB
DateOctober 3, 2016
PlatformsWindows 8