Francisco of Osuna, O.F.M. ( or – c. ), was a Spanish Franciscan friar and author of some of the most influential works on spirituality in Spain in the 16th century. His book The Third Spiritual Alphabet influenced Saint Teresa of Jesus. Complete summary of Francisco de Osuna’s The Third Spiritual Alphabet. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Third Spiritual Alphabet. Francisco de Osuna (c. –c. ), Spanish Franciscan and mystic, wrote a series of maxims as a practical guide for recollection. These were arranged into.

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Francisco de Osuna

It is one thing to imitate Christ as man and another to imitate him as God; it is one thing to follow him as man and spirituao to follow him as God. Return to Book Page.

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This is an exquisite book on recollection.

He was a critical thinker and writer in the early 16th century and helped launch the golden age of Spanish theology and prayer. Justin marked it as to-read Jul 12, Teffy Jose marked it as to-read Feb 10, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Kate marked it as to-read Jul 28, Francisco of OsunaO. A must buy on the spiritual life. O my God, create purity in my heart, for alphaabet only do vain thoughts occupy it and ugly ones sully it, but also bitter thoughts scatter it, and I am often so distressed by some insult that my heart is constrained by huge bundles spiritial thoughts and I am thrown from one side to another, blind and anxious, imagining vengeance for the injury and how to find an opportunity to avenge myself.


We notice you are using a browser version that we do not support. Details Customers who bought this item also bought Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 This shopping feature will continue to load ftancisco. And finally, so you may enjoy complete rest, realize that no one can forcibly rob you of virtue, nor must you submit to vice against your free will. Following his divinity is a sublime matter, known to few and carried out by fewer still.

Lead the soul from evil to good.

Francisco de Osuna: Third Spiritual Alphabet by Francisco De Osuna

Udai marked it as to-read Dec 12, Patience is called ours in the gospel because of the lack of peace it implies whereas peace, being the highest and greatest virtue, is called Christ’s because he is the beginning of peace.

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Magdaleno rated it it was amazing Oct 15, Details I Believe in Love: In alpjabet midst of the controversy over the nature of true interior prayer that raged during the ‘s between the advocates of recollection recogimiento and those who practiced abandon dejamientoOsuna wrote a series of maxims as a practical guide for recollection.

Everything seen by the senses is too coarse for such consideration. Helena rated it liked it Nov 06, It may happen that everything you gain corporeally will be your spiritual loss; this oxuna usually the case. Please verify your birth date to continue. However, this book also achieved for me, God’s revelation of mystical union that can be had today.

Jpmc6 marked it as to-read Dec 07, The calming of the understanding includes more than the serenity of conscience. Read reviews that mention teresa of avila spiritual alphabet third spiritual mary giles osuna third spiritual life must read francisco de osuna great book god recollection century christian writings church spanish deep guide seeking spirituality.