Confession

Couverture
Ignatius Press, 1985 - 262 pages

 Hans Urs von Balthasar calls this "one of her most central works". She discusses the moral and practical aspects of the sacrament in great depth. Some of the many areas covered include conversion, scruples, contrition, spiritual direction, laxity, frequency of confession, the confessions of religious and lay people, even the confessions of saints. One of the most complete spiritual treatises ever written on confession.

 

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Table des matières

EDITORS FOREWORD
THE SEARCH FOR CONFESSION
2 CONFESSION IN THE LIFE OF THE LORD
3 THE CONFESSION ON THE CROSS
4 THE FOUNDING OF CONFESSION
5 THE CHURCH AND CONFESSION
6 THE PENITENT
7 TYPES OF CONFESSION
8 THE ACT OF CONFESSION
9 LIVING FROM THEGRACE OF CONFESSION
10 THE OFFICE OF CONFESSOR
11 THE CONFESSION OF THE SAINTS
ENDNOTES
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À propos de l'auteur (1985)

 Adrienne von Speyr (1902-1967) was a Swiss medical doctor, convert to Catholicism, a mystic, wife and author of over 60 books on spirituality and theology. She collaborated closely with the renowned theologian Hans Urs Von Balthasar, her confessor for 27 years, and they co-founded the Community of Saint John. Her numerous writings, published by Ignatius Press, are recognized by leading theologians and writers as a major contribution to the mystical and spiritual writings of the Church. Among her most important works are Book of All Saints, Confession, The World of Prayer, Handmaid of the Lord, and The Passion from Within. 

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