Taken from the book of the same title by DOM LORENZO SCUPOLI The Spiritual Combat is known as one of the greatest classics in ascetic theology, along. The Spiritual Combat. Dom Lorenzo Scupoli. Translated by. William Lester and Robert Paul Mohan. by Newman Bookshop, New York, US. This work is. Spiritual. Spiritual Combat. By Dom Lorenzo Scupoli . Gagliardi, but most critics however consider Fr. Lawrence Scupoli as the author of this famous treatise.

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Muy explicativo, para mi fue sorprendente. Do not let the weakness of your nature be an excuse. They can be an occasion for the devil to lead us astray, spieitual self-love, vanity and false virtue. Alex Rodarte rated it it was amazing Nov 26, And even though it was written years ago, it’s relevance today is still amazing.

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It is very much useful scpoli spiritual direction spiditual spiritual growth. There are no discussion topics scupolo this book yet.

Let the words sink in, and practice its good counsels as often as you can. Everyone sins, and without the Grace of Christ we are powerless to resist it. Therefore, beloved, I advise and entreat you to cherish a love for that which is painful and difficult, for such things will bring you victory over self—on this all depends.

Spiritual Combat I really wanted to give this a rating of 3 at first bc I found at times this was difficult to understand. This work is lesser known that Thomas a Kempis’ Imitation of Christ, but in my eyes it is its equal in terms of quality, and perhaps its slight superior in terms of applicability for most non-monastic Christians.


The Spiritual Combat by Lorenzo Scupoli

Scupoli’s book is a gem for those who are at that stage in their spiritual lives. John rated it it was amazing Apr 18, Quotes from The Spiritual Combat.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Siempre observo algo diferente y releerlo siempre me ayuda. Excellent book for spiritual growth. My sister and I did this as a weekly book study, reading and reflecting on one or more chapters at a time. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

The Saint read some pages of it every day, entrusted to its supernatural and human wisdom, the guidance of his soul, and recommended it to all under his direction. Beautiful, profound, intense, but not harsh. Christopher Allen Russo rated it it was amazing Apr 22, Finally he was exculpated from blame, but he had to wait for it almost till his death.

The author was a genius, the kind that can only be inspired by the grace of God and his book is a Catholic treasure and one of the greatest gifts God could have given any age, but most especially this benighted age which has lost its appreciation for the kind of simplicity necessary for sanctity.

Jan 11, Kevin rated it really liked it. Whatever may be the solution of the problem of the author, doubt of the actual one or ones, can take nothing away from the value and efficacy of this “golden book” as St.


During the first 20 years it was published 60 times and translated into German, LatinFrench, English and Spanish. Robert Paul Mohan Translator.

It was “the favorite, the dear book” of this great master of the spiritual life who, for 18 years, carried in a pocket a copy which he had received from Fr. The work of Scupoli analyses various usual situations and advises how to cope with them, preserving a pure conscience and improving lkrenzo.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Trivia About The Spiritual Combat. Kindle Editionpages. But it was also very mind boggling also and thought provoking. Scupoli in Padua himself. I will never stop reading this book.

S rated spirital it was amazing Mar 03, Trent Francis rated it it was amazing Dec 23, Most chapters are very short, but packed with great snippets.

Retrieved from ” https: Catholic Tradition is presenting here chapters in installments of several per month until completed, for a total of 66 chapters [8 months]. Thomas Aquinas—creating a rich synthesis that is digestible and approachable.