The Secret of the Christian Way: A Contemplative Ascent through the Writings of Jean Borella

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SUNY Press, 2001 M02 1 - 215 pages
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Gathering key writings from the French religious philosopher Jean Borella s works, this book moves the reader from the immediacy of the physical world to a world deep within ourselves. Throughout Borella s writings, there is a resurrectional power to his words, a way of seeing things that makes all things new, that endows us with an ability to look anew on Christ and his Body the Church. Translator and editor G. John Champoux has used a selection from Saint Bonaventure s The Soul s Journey into God to preface each of Borella s writings and to show how these insights can take us from our ordinary surroundings into our innermost world.
 

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Contents

VII
33
VIII
41
IX
43
X
45
XI
55
XII
71
XIII
75
XIV
89
XIX
119
XX
131
XXI
135
XXII
149
XXIII
153
XXIV
163
XXV
173
XXVI
181

XV
93
XVI
103
XVII
115
XVIII
117

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About the author (2001)

Jean Borella is a retired Professor of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy at the University of Nancy II. He is the author of many books, including most recently, Le sens du surnaturel, Symbolisme et réalité, and Ésotérisme guénonien et mystère chrétien.

G. John Champoux has also translated Jean Borella s The Sense of the Supernatural.

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