The following text comes from the first Chapter of the book entitled: “The Spiritual Combat” by Dom Lorenzo Scupoli. Lorenzo Scupoli. by Fr. Dom Lorenzo Scupoli based on text at First published in A.D.. (None is vanquished in this. The Spiritual Combat has ratings and 17 reviews. Walter said: The Spiritual Combat is a manual of the spiritual life written by Dom Lorenzo Scupoli.

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Refresh and try again. It provides practical ways to battle against personal sin and draw closer to Jesus Christ, the one, true God. I compared most of the available translations in English and concluded that TAN did an admirable job of being faithful while also breaking up some of these sentences and phrases in a manner that makes for much better reading. It emphasizes also the boundless goodness of God, which is the cause of all good.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Returning to my Pagan Roots – Technology is for the dying man, it is our curse. At first it teaches that the sense of life is incessant fighting against egoistic longings and replacing them with sacrifice and charity.


He took Holy Orders exceptionally fast, after eight years. This website and “Monks and Mermaids” belong to one another.

Books by Lorenzo Scupoli. Kenneth A rated it it was amazing Nov 04, I am a Protestant and there is more than enough guidance for me and other non-Catholics in the work due to the author’s practical standpoint. The Spiritual Combat by Lorenzo Scupoli.

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I recommend it for all. Retrieved from ” https: I’m not sure how it reads in Italian, but Sckpoli as he is often rendered into English has a lot of long, winding sentences with lots of prepositional and parenthetical phrases that can sometimes make his meaning hard to follow.

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I really wanted to give this a rating of 3 at first bc I found at times this was difficult to understand. He combined being profoundly loyal to his own Orthodox Tradition, while being completely open to ours, recognizing, in spite of the differences of emphasis, the common Tradition loenzo both.

In the 19th century, Russian monk Theophanes paraphrased it, writing The Invisible Fighta book which had big influence on the Orthodox Church. Do not let logenzo weakness of your nature be an excuse.

Lorenzo Scupoli Quotes (Author of The Spiritual Combat and a Treatise on Peace of Soul)

Set up a giveaway. Yet, we need truth. In the end our technologically will lead to the end Nov 15, Maryann Masci rated it really liked it.


That the whole observance of Perfection is not set down in this Rule May. The Spiritual Combat apparently had quite an influence on St Francis de Sales, so the similarities do not surprise me. Spiritual Combat I really don to give this a rating of 3 at first bc I found at times this was difficult to understand. People have kicked God out of their lives and the devil is filling the void.

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He used to endure the injust accusations sucpoli punishments with humilitysacrificing the suffering for various intentions. I have dog-eared, underlined, written notes, and prayed with this book ever since coming into full communion with the Catholic church.

Patrick Reynolds rated it it was amazing Jan 06, In he was accused of breaking the rule. Views Read Edit View history.