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and philosopher and, sometimes, a poet.
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01. Documents
Contingency of the created Being I
Contingency of the created Being II
The ontological communication
The ontological communication 2
The possibility of theodicy
Being as act
The proofs of the existence of God
The proofs of the existence of God 2
The proofs of the existence of God 3
The proofs of the existence of God 4
Space and time in Christian philosophy
Space and time in Christian philosophy 2
02. Reviews
Review: The Mysteries of Christianity
Review: The Mysteries of Christianity
Review: Spiritual treasure
Review: El criterio
Review: Inner life
Review: The Screwtape Letters
Review: The Agony of Jesus
Review: Baptismal catechesis
Review: The Story of Art
Review: The three Ages of Interior Life
Review: After virtue
Being as Act II
Review: Man's search for Meaning
Review: Theo-Drama
Review: Jean-Claude Nesmy
Review: Introduction to Christianity
Review: The Four Cardinal Virtues
Review: The New Jerome Biblical Commentary
Review: The Lord
Review: Fundamental Theologie
Review: The Soul of The Apostolate
Review: Black legends of the Church
Review: The Saints in Mercy
Review: The Saints in Mercy
Review: The Saints in Mercy
Review: The Return of the Prodigal Son
Review: The Science of the Cross
03. Unpublished
unpublished: St. Agustin 5
unpublished: St. Agustin 6
unpublished: Bernard of Clairvaux
Unpublished: St Agustin 2
Unpublished: St Agustin
Unpublished: St. Ambrose of Milan 3
Unpublished: St. Ambrose of Milan 2
Unpublished: St. Ambrose of Milan
Unpublished: John Chrysostom 2
Unpublished: John Chrysostom
Unpublished: Irenaeus
Unpublished: Peter Chrysologus
Unpublished: Richard of St Victor 2
Unpublished: Richard of St Victor
Unpublished: San Agustín
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor 8
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor 7
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor 6
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor 5
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor 4
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor 3
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor 2
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor
Unpublished: Alcher de Clairvaux
04. Christian philosophy
The formal status of christian philosophy 3
Thomism in the xx Century
The formal status of christian philosopy
The formal status of christian philosophy 2
The formal status of christian philosophy 4
Unity of the person
The soul
Being, soul and body

Pearls

Thoughts of life that condense accumulated over time and shared with friends like you dialogues reflections

03/11/2017

Review: The Science of the Cross

Edith Stein. The Science of the Cross (The Collected Works of Edith Stein, vol. 6) Edited by Dr. L. Gelber and Romaeus Leuven, OCD ISBN: 978-0-935216-31-8 To help celebrate the fourth centenary of the birth of St. John of the Cross in 1542, Edith Stein received the task of preparing a study [...]


15/12/2016

Review: The Return of the Prodigal Son

A chance encounter with a reproduction of Rembrandt's The Return of the Prodigal Son catapulted Henri Nouwen on a long spiritual adventure. Here he shares the deeply personal and resonant meditation that led him to discover the place within where God has chosen to dwell. In seizing the [...]


15/05/2016

Review: The Saints in Mercy

Vianney was born on 8 May 1786, in the French town of Dardilly (near Lyon), and was baptized the same day. His parents, Matthieu Vianney and Marie Beluze,had six children, of whom John was the fourth. The Vianneys were devout Catholics, who helped the poor and gave hospitality to St. Benedict [...]


15/02/2016

Review: The Saints in Mercy

Story of a Soul: The Autobiography of Saint Therese of Lisieux (1996) by St Therese of Lisieux O.C.D. John Clarke (Translator) Saint Thérèse of Lisieux (Born Marie Françoise-Thérèse Martin, January 2, 1873 – September 30, 1897), or Saint [...]


15/01/2016

Review: The Saints in Mercy

Maria Faustyna Kowalska, O.L.M., recognised in the Roman Catholic Church as Saint Faustina (born Helena Kowalska, 25 August 1905 in Głogowiec – 5 October 1938 in Kraków, Poland[3]), was a Polish nun. Throughout her life, Faustina reported having visions of Jesus and [...]


15/11/2015

Review: Black legends of the Church

Vittorio Messori (b. 1941) is an Italian journalist and writer. He was born in Sassoulo near Modena in Italy. He graduated on the recognized lycee of Azeglio in Turin. He became a doctor of political sciences by his thesis on the radicals in the 19th century. At first, Messori was the editor and [...]


16/10/2015

Review: The Soul of The Apostolate

The Soul of The Apostolate by Jean-Baptiste Chautard. Paperback, 298 pages Published January 1st 1946 by TAN Books (first published 1937). Original title: L'Âme de tout apostolat. ISBN 0895550318 (ISBN13: 9780895550316) Dom Jean-Baptiste Chautard born March 12, 1858 in Briancon [...]


15/09/2015

Review: Fundamental Theologie

Fundamental Theologie: Sendung Christi, Band 1. Ausgabe 3. Hueber, München 1962. Fundamental Theologie: Auftrag der Kirche, Band 2. Ausgabe 3. Hueber, München 1962. The problems of fundamental theology arouse increasing interest. We are particularly pleased to see that gone purely [...]


15/08/2015

Review: The Lord

The Lord by Romano Guardini, Pope Benedict XVI (Introduction). Paperback, 629 pages Published September 1st 1996 by Gateway Editions. ISBN 0895267144 Romano Guardini was the son of Italian parents. He lived most of his life in Germany, where his father worked as a diplomat. Priest of the [...]


15/07/2015

Review: The New Jerome Biblical Commentary

The New Jerome Biblical Commentary Hardcover – September 11, 1989 by Raymond E. Brown S.S (Author) ISBN-13: 978-0136149347 ISBN-10: 0136149340 Raymond Edward Brown (May 22, 1928 - August 8 1998) was an American Catholic priest and an expert in biblical exegesis academic world renowned. [...]


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