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Ruysbroec - Three Books

Ruysbroec - Three Books

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Three classic books by the Christian mystic: The Adornment of The Spiritual Marriage,
The Sparkling Stone,
The Book of Supreme Truth.

Three classic books by the Christian mystic: The Adornment of The Spiritual Marriage,
The Sparkling Stone,
The Book of Supreme Truth.

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The Adornment OfThe Spiritual Marriage
The Sparkling StoneThe Book OfSupreme Truth
 JOHN OF RUYSBROECK 
 
 JOHN OF RUYSBROECK 
 THE ADORNMENT OF THE SPIRITUAL MARRIAGE THE SPARKLING STONE THE BOOK OF SUPREME TRUTH
TRANSLATED FROM THE FLEMISH BY C. A. WYNSCHENK DOM 
EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTESBY EVELYN UNDERHILL
"In tantum Deus cognoscitur, in quantum amatur" 
St Bernard
 
CONTENTSIntroduction
 THE ADORNMENT OF THE SPIRITUAL MARRIAGE
 THE FIRST BOOK 
Prologue
........................................................................................................................19I.Ofthe Active Life ......................................................................................................20II.Showing how we shall consider the Coming ofChrist in Three Ways ...........23III.OfHumility ..............................................................................................................25IV.OfCharity .................................................................................................................26 V.OfPatient Endurance ...............................................................................................26 VI.Ofthe Second Coming ofChrist .........................................................................28 VII.Ofthe Blessed Sacraments ...................................................................................29 VIII.Ofthe Third Coming ofChrist .........................................................................29IX.Showing what Christ will do in the Day ofDoom ............................................30X.Ofthe Five Kinds ofMen who shall appear at the Judgment .........................30XI.Ofa Spiritual Going Out with all Virtues ...........................................................31XII.How Humility is the Foundation ofall other Virtues .....................................32XIII.OfObedience .......................................................................................................33XIV.Ofthe Renunciation ofSelf-Will .......................................................................34XV.OfPatience ..............................................................................................................34XVI.OfMeekness .........................................................................................................35XVII.OfKindliness ......................................................................................................35XVIII.OfCompassion .................................................................................................36XIX.OfGenerosity .......................................................................................................37XX.OfZeal and Diligence ..........................................................................................38XXI.OfTemperance and Sobriety .............................................................................39XXII.OfPurity ..............................................................................................................40XXIII.OfThree Enemies to be overcome by Righteousness ...............................41XXIV.Ofthe Kingdom ofthe Soul ..........................................................................42XXV.Ofa Spiritual Meeting ofGod and Ourselves ..............................................43XXVI.Ofthe desire to know the Bridegroom in His Nature ..............................45 THE SECOND BOOK 
Prologue
.........................................................................................................................47I.How we achieve Supernatural Sight in our Inward Workings ............................48

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