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On Loving God

Gelesen von Kirsten Ferreri

(4,783 Sterne; 150 Bewertungen)

On Loving God is one of the best-known and most influential works of Medieval Christian mysticism. Written at the request of one of the cardinals of Rome, it describes the four “levels” of love for God, and puts Christian devotion in the context of God’s love for mankind. Summary by Kirsten Ferreri. (1 hr 29 min)

Chapters

Why we should love God, and the measure of that love

4:54

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On loving God. How much God deserves love from man in recognition of His gifts,…

8:38

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What greater incentives Christians have, more than the heathen, to love God

7:18

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Of those who find comfort in there collection of God, or are fittest for His lo…

7:36

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Of the Christian's debt of love, how great it is

5:29

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A brief summary

2:29

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Of love toward God not without reward: and how the hunger of man's heart cannot…

12:04

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Of the first degree of love: wherein man loves God for self's sake

5:26

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Of the second and third degrees of love

3:28

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Of the fourth degree of love: wherein man does not even love self save for God'…

6:12

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Of the attainment of this perfection of love only at the resurrection

8:36

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Of love: out of a letter to the Carthusians

5:11

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Of the law of self-will and desire, of slaves and hirelings

3:18

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Of the law of the love of sons

3:39

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Of the four degrees of love, and of the blessed state of the heavenly fatherland

5:27

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Bewertungen

compelling reading of an astounding book

(5 Sterne)

(5 Sterne)

A wonderful book read by a genteel author. I found it increased my faith, and now read it often. The yoke of God is easy when compared to the yoke of Man.

Thank you!

(5 Sterne)

I enjoyed listening to this today. Great devotional meditation. The 4 degrees of love are especially helpful and memorable. Thank you, Kirsten, for reading.

excellent

(4,5 Sterne)

Beautiful work by a beautiful soul! Thank you for such a clear reading. May God bless you and make you a Sajnt today and everyday!

great book

(5 Sterne)

coming from that time I expected somber, ominous, and forbidding but the joy that comes through is a breath of fresh air

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(5 Sterne)

Great reading for a great book! One of the most "listenable" books in the Catholic religious category. Thank you. Please do more!

(5 Sterne)

Very articulate reading. A spiritual masterpiece to help Christians grow in the love of God.

(5 Sterne)

Very well done reading of a classic spiritual text.