Thursday, May 01, 2014

Books by Dave Armstrong: Quotable Catholic Mystics and Contemplatives



[book completed on 30 April 2014 and published at Lulu on 1 May 2014; 304 pages; 14 mystics or mystical works; from 22 books]

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Cover photographs:  Bottom: Evening Glow, c. 1884. Top: A Moonlit Evening, 1880. Both painted by John Atkinson Grimshaw (English, 1836-1893). In the public domain and available at Wikimedia Commons.



MISC.



TABLE OF CONTENTS


Dedication (p. 3):
 
To the two female Doctors of the Church included in this volume: St. Catherine of Siena and St. Teresa of Ávila. We love you and profusely thank our Lord for the immeasurably wonderful gifts of your holiness and wisdom and writings.

Introduction (Evelyn Underhill) (p. 5) [link: read online]

Brief Biographical Portraits (p. 25) [link: read online]

Bibliography (p. 43) [see below]

Quotations (p. 47)

Index of Topics (p. ?)



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St. Bernard of Clairvaux [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] 

St. Bonaventure [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Bl. John of Ruysbroeck [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Bl. Henry Suso [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Johannes Tauler [1] [2] [3] [4]

Walter Hilton [1] [2]

Julian of Norwich [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]


St. Catherine of Siena [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

The Cloud of Unknowing [1] [2]

Theologia Germanica [1] [2] [3]



Thomas à Kempis / The Imitation of Christ [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

St. Catherine of Genoa [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

St. Teresa of Ávila [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]

St. John of the Cross [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13]

BIBLIOGRAPHY

[chronologically by author]

[all books are in the public domain and available online: St. Bernard at Google Books; Evelyn Underhill at Internet Archive, all others at Christian Classics Ethereal Library]


St. Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153)

On the Love of God (translated by Marianne Caroline and Coventry Patmore; London: Burns and Oates, 2nd edition, 1884) [includes also, Fragments from a Fragment]

St. Bonaventure (c. 1217-1274)

The Mind's Road to God (translated by George Boas; Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Educational Publishing, 1953)

Blessed John of Ruysbroeck (c. 1293-1381)

The Adornment of the Spiritual Marriage (translated by C. A. Wynschenk; edited by Evelyn Underhill; London: J. M. Dent, 1916)

The Sparkling Stone (translated by C. A. Wynschenk; edited by Evelyn Underhill; London: J. M. Dent, 1916)

The Book of Supreme Truth (translated by C. A. Wynschenk; edited by Evelyn Underhill; London: J. M. Dent, 1916)

Blessed Henry Suso [“Suso”] (1295-1366)

A Little Book of Eternal Wisdom (“translated and published for the Catholics of England years ago”; London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Ltd., 1910)

The Life of Blessed Henry Suso by Himself (translated by Thomas Francis Knox, London: Burns, Lambert, and Oates, 1865)

Johannes Tauler (c. 1300-1361)

The Inner Way (translated by Arthur Wollaston, London: Methuen & Co., 2nd edition, 1909)

Walter Hilton (c. 1340/45 -1396)

The Scale [or, Ladder] of Perfection (English updated by Dom Serenus Cressy, O.S.B., 1659; New York: Benziger Brothers, 1901)

Julian[a] of Norwich (c. 1342-c. 1416)

Revelations of Divine Love (translated by Grace Warrack; London: Methuen & Co., 1901)

St. Catherine of Siena (1347-1380)

The Dialogue (translated by Algar Thorold; London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd., London, 1907; abridged edition)

The Cloud of Unknowing: late 14th century anonymous work

The Cloud of Unknowing (translated and edited by Evelyn Underhill; London: John M. Watkins, 2nd edition, 1922)

Theologia Germanica: late 14th century work by an anonymous priest

Theologia Germanica (translated by Susanna Winkworth; edited by Dr. Peiffer; London and Glasgow: Collins' Clear-Type Press: Golden Treasury Series, 2nd edition, 1893)

Thomas à Kempis (c. 1380-1471)

The Imitation of Christ (translated by Aloysius Croft and Harold Bolton; Milwaukee: Bruce Publishing Company, 1940)

St. Catherine of Genoa (1447-1510)

Spiritual Dialogue (translated by Charlotte Balfour; New York: Christian Press Association Publishing Co., 1907)

Treatise on Purgatory (unknown translator; New York: Christian Press Association Publishing Co., 1907)
 
St. Teresa of Ávila (1515-1582)

Autobiography (translated by David Lewis; London: Thomas Baker / New York: Benziger Bros., 3rd edition, 1904)

The Way of Perfection (translated and edited by E. Allison Peers from the critical edition of P. Silverio de Santa Teresa, C.D., Garden City, New York: Doubleday Image Books, 1964)

The Interior Castle (translated by the Benedictines of Stanbrook; revised by Fr. Benedict Zimmerman, O.C.D., London: Thomas Baker, 3rd edition, 1921)

St. John of the Cross (1542-1591)

Ascent of Mount Carmel (translated and edited by E. Allison Peers from the critical edition of P. Silverio de Santa Teresa, C.D., Garden City, New York: Doubleday Image Books, 3rd revised edition, 1962)

Dark Night of the Soul (translated and edited by E. Allison Peers from the critical edition of P. Silverio de Santa Teresa, C.D., Garden City, New York: Doubleday Image Books, 3rd revised edition, 1959)

A Spiritual Canticle (translated by David Lewis, with corrections by Fr. Benedict Zimmerman, O.C.D., London: Thomas Baker, 1909)

 INDEX OF TOPICS
[215]



Absolution 47
Angels 47
Angels, Guardian, 49
Anger 49
Apostasy 50
Apostolic Succession 50
Aridity, Spiritual 51
Atonement, Universal 53
Baptism of Blood, Fire, or Desire 54
Baptismal Regeneration 54
Beatific Vision 55
Church and Doctrinal Truth 56
Church: Bride of God 57
Church: Obedience to 57
Company, Good 61
Concupiscence 61
Conscience 61
Contrition 61
Correction 63
Covenants; Testaments (Old and New) 63
Cross, The 64
Cross, Taking Up of 64
Crucifixes 68
“Dark Night of the Soul” 68
“Dark Night of the Spirit” 74
Death 78
Deification; Divinization; Theosis 80
Demons 93
Desires, Godly 95
Detraction 96
Devotion 97
Discipleship 98
Disposition, Interior 100
Dreams (as a Means for Visions) 101
Emotions 102
Envy 102
Eucharist 103
Eucharist and Grace 104
Eucharist and Irreverence 106
Eucharist and Salvation 106
Eucharist: Preparation for 107
Eucharistic Adoration 107
Evangelism 108
Faith 108
Faith and Works 110
Faults 110
Fear 111
Flesh, The 111
Forgiveness 111
Ghosts 112
Gifts, Spiritual 113
God, Devotion to 114
God: Goodness of 114
God: Immutability of (Unchangeability) 115
God: Impassibility of (No Changeable Emotions) 116
God: Incomprehensibility of 117
God: Love for Us 119
God: Man's Love of 121
God: Mercy of 123
God: Omnipotence of 125
God: Omnipresence of 125
God: Outside of Time 125
God: Praise of 126
God: Presence of; Personal Relationship with 127
God, Providence of 127
God: Seeking of; Yearning After 128
God: Self-Sufficiency of 130
God, Trust in 131
God, Will of 131
Grace 131
Grace Alone (for Salvation) 133
Grace and Sin 135
Grace: Necessity of, for All Good Works 135
Grace: Quantifiable 138
Grace vs. Self-Reliance 139
Gratitude 139
Happiness 140
Heart: Indwelling by God 140
Heart, Purity of 143
Heaven 144
Hell 145
Heretics 152
Holy Spirit, Illumination of 152
Holy Water 153
Honor 153
Humility 153
Images and Icons 156
Inebriation, Spiritual 159
Jesus, Crucified, Visions of 159
Jesus: Devotion to; Personal Relationship with 160
Jesus, Glorified 163
Jesus, Imitation of 164
Jesus, Passion of 164
Jesus, Second Coming of 166
Jesus, Vision of 167
Joy 168
Judgment Day 169
Legalism 169
Levitation 169
Light, Divine 170
Locutions, Divine 170
Locutions, Satanic 171
Love; Charity 173
Love and Knowledge 176
Love, Fire of 176
Lust 177
Mary and Joseph: Vision of 178
Mary: Assumption of 178
Mary: Imitation of 178
Mary: Immaculate Conception of 179
Mary: Knowledge of Jesus' Passion 179
Mary: Mediatrix 179
Mary, Meekness of 180
Mary: Queen of Heaven 180
Mary: Second Eve 181
Mary: Sinlessness of 181
Mary: Spiritual Mother and Intercessor 181
Mary, Veneration of 182
Mary, Vision of 183
Mass, Sacrifice of the 183
Meditation 183
Meekness 184
Merit 184
Mind, Carnal, and Seeing God 187
Miracles 188
Mortification 188
Mysticism / Mystical Theology 190
Opposition 193
Peace, Inner 194
Penance 197
Penance, Sacrament of (Reconciliation; Confession) 198
Perfection 199
Persecution and Forgiveness 201
Perseverance 201
Pilgrimages 202
Prayer 202
Prayer and Grace 206
Prayer and Salvation 207
Prayer, Answers to 207
Prayer, Contemplative 208
Prayer, Distraction in 215
Prayer, Informal or Spontaneous 217
Prayer: Listening to God 218
Preaching 219
Pride 220
Pride, Spiritual (“Pharisaism”) 221
Priests 222
Purgatory 224
Purity 230
Rapture; Spiritual Bliss; Ecstasy 231
Reason and Piety 233
Reason, Idolatry of 234
Redemption; Atonement 234
Relics 235
Repentance 235
Repentance, Deathbed 235
Reprobation; Damnation 236
Revelations 238
Riches, Excessive Desire for 238
Saints, Communion of 240
Saints, Invocation and Intercession of 242
Saints, Veneration of 243
Salvation 244
Salvation, Moral Assurance of 245
Sanctification 246
Satan 249
Satan and Hedonism 254
Satan and Prayer 255
Satan and Visions 255
Satan, Appearance of 256
Satisfaction 257
Scripture 257
Scripture and Spirituality 257
Scripture and Truth 258
Self-Examination 259
Self-Knowledge 260
Self-Love 260
Sensuality; Carnality 261
Servanthood 262
Sin 262
Sin: Fiery Purging of 264
Sin, Mortal 265
Sin, Original 267
Sin, Venial 268
Solitude 268
Soul, The 269
Spiritual Feelings 269
Spirituality 270
Submission 272
Suffering 272
Suffering and Joy 274
Suffering and Merit 275
Suffering and Reward 275
Suffering and Sanctity 276
Suffering and Trust in God 276
Suffering: Chastisement 279
Suffering and Redemption 280
Suffering with (and for) Christ 280
Temptation 284
Temptation and Holiness 286
Temptation and Prayer 286
Temptation and Satan 287
Thanksgiving 288
Tradition, Sacred 288
Trinity, Holy 288
Unbelief 289
Vices 289
Virtue(s) 290
Visions 292
Vocations; Callings 293
Will, Man's 293
Working Together with God (Co-Laborers) 294
Works, Good 296

BACK COVER PHOTO

 
Orion Nebula – Hubble 2006 Mosaic edit. Credits: NASA, ESA, M. Robberto (Space Telescope Science Institute/ESA) and the Hubble Space Telescope Orion Treasury Project Team. Cropped to achieve a 3 to 2 ratio. In the public domain and available at Wikimedia Commons


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