Christian Perfection has 21 ratings and 3 reviews. Fenelon just really understood the heart of God and how to bear down on the walk with the Lord; as well as. Results 1 – 30 of 39 Christian Perfection by Fenelon, Francois de Salignac de La Mothe: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now. Get this from a library! Christian perfection. [François de Salignac de La Mothe- Fénelon].

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Christian Perfection: Devotional Reflections on the Christian Life

Benjamin Pullar rated it it was amazing Oct 04, christixn Share your thoughts with other customers. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Feb 08, Johnny Mcdonald rated it it was amazing. Perhaps only rivaled by Loyola, and De Sales? However, the church urged Fenelon to condemn Guyon, for her attitude towards mysticism sparked concerns of heresy.

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It is arguably the best devotional masterpiece ever put forth on this planet. Fenelon touched on key points about human nature and how it can come into conflict with vows previously made to serving God with utmost zeal and fendlon.


All in all, if you know in your heart that there is more in the life chriztian being a follower of Jesus, and the teachings of today don’t quite satisfy your appetite, let Fenelon teach you. I picked this up for free on the shelf of a local shelter.

Christian Perfection: Devotional Reflections on the Christian Life by François Fénelon

It was hard to find but well worth the effort. The Complete Fenelon Paraclete Giants. Open Preview See a Problem? Please try again later. Carl Varner marked it as to-read Dec 23, We’ve allowed worldly reasoning to dictate much of what we apply spiritually. I share those concerns, and I think that many of these latest trends are disturbing, for they seem geared to establishing legalistic modes of thought that are put forth by evangelists who have forsaken traditional doctrines and who want to influence the masses, telling them what to think and what to believe without giving them room to analyze or critique.

I love the Christian quietists and especially Fenelon so I was already excited to read it.

Stevie marked it as to-read Jan 08, Each stirring work is divided into short chapters, making Spiritual Progress ideal for morning or evening devotions. If a Christian devotional publication could meld fenelpn these perspectives from a Scriptural point of view, it is this one. Their Meaning in the Christian Life.

Les Aventures De Te? Stevie Zeng marked it as chriwtian Aug 27, What makes it so special is that it brings to focus what it means to take up one’s cross, what it means to seek the Lord in christixn, and what it takes to maintain a heart devoted to godly service, even when the human heart is inclined to do otherwise. It is out of print, so it isn’t easy to find but it’s worth the effort tracking it down.


I wish that this book could be in wider circulation, because it communicates in a tone that is of a sincere, caring person. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? These five inspiring works are composed by cbristian closely linked mystical thinkers of the 17th century–Francois Fenelon, Madame Guyon, and Pere La Combe. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Get to Know Us. However I feel that many are looking for specific answers. Madame Guyon, a close friend of Fenelon, wrote the next works, Method of Prayer and On the Way to Godwhich indicate the importance of constant prayer. Rachel Yantis is currently reading it Dec 21, The Essential Tozer Collection: Paperbackpages. Bill added it May 24, George is currently reading it Feb 08, Donna marked it as to-read Apr 11, After long advisement, the Pope banned the Explication in Mary Garcia is currently reading it Feb 26, This is one that I will read again and would recommend for others to read.