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Introduction to a devout life

Francis de Sales

Introduction to a devout life

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Published by P. O"Shea in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meditations.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementfrom the French of St. Francis of Sales ; to which is prefixed an abstract of his life.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination372 p. ;
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17962843M


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A certain soul, abounding in uprightness and virtue, some time since conceived a great desire, through God's Grace, to aspire more earnestly after a devout life, and craved my private help with this view.

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It goes to the heart of becoming good. Its aim is to help you be rid of sin and even the inclinations to sin.5/5(4).