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On Cleaving to God

Saint Albert the Great

(1193-1280)

Albertus Magnus



This book published on the net for the greater glory of God




Table of Contents

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 wi

Chapter 7 -How the heart should be gathered within itself

Chapter 8 -How a religious man should commit himself to God in all circumstances

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 recollectedwithin 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

Index of Scripture References








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