The Founders Of The New Devotion: Large Print Edition

The Founders Of The New Devotion: Large Print Edition

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Being the Lives of Gerard Groote Florentius Radewin and Their Followers. 57+ Chapters.


The Preface to the life of the venerable Master 43
Gerard the Great, commonly called "Groote"
I. 45
Of the origin and interpretation of Gerard's name
II. 47
Of his rapid progress at the University of Paris
III. 48
How his conversion was revealed to a hermit in Cologne
IV. 50
How he was drawn to God by the Carthusian
V. 53
Of his change of garb and character
VI. 55
How he separated himself from fellowship with worldlings
VII. 57
Of his abstinence, and the shirt of hair which he wore
VIII. 60
How, by the advice of the Monks, he began to preach the word of God
IX. 64
Of his labours, and his patience toward his enemies
X. 68
Of his journey to the parts about Brabant
XI. 71
Of his austerity in food and clothing
XII. 77
Of his devoutness in prayer and in hearing Holy things
XIII. 81
Of his great love of reading the Holy Scriptures
XIV. 87
Of the abundant fruit which he bore in the conversion of men
XV. 92
Of the devout communities and monasteries which arose through him
XVI. 96
Of his happy death and burial
XVII. 102
Of the noble eulogy passed upon Gerard by a Cantor at Paris
XVIII. 104
Of his public profession of faith, and of his delivering the true Gospel in his preaching
Appendix to the Life of Gerard Groote
128

The Life of the Revered Florentius, a Devout Priest, and Vicar of the Church of Deventer 134
Preface 134
I. 138
Of the humility of Christ which Florentius studied to imitate
II. 140
Of the interpretation of the name Florentius and its three glorious meanings
III. 143
Of the interpretation of his father's name Radewin
IV. 146
Of his native land, and how he went to study at Prague
V. 149
Of his honourable character in the world
VI. 151
Of his conversion through the preaching of Master Gerard
VII. 153
How he despised the life of the world and joined himself to Master Gerard
VIII. 155
How Florentius himself, now fully converted, did convert many others
IX. 157
Of the burdens that he bore, and the wrongs that he suffered
X. 160
Of his promotion to the priesthood and the abasement of his humility
XI. 163
How seldom he went out, and of his instructive demeanour as he stood in the Choir
XII. 166
Of the simplicity of his garb
XIII. 169
Of his humble service among the Brothers
XIV. 172
How he laboured with his hands for the common good
XV. 175
Of his compassion toward the poor, the sick, and the friendless
XVI. 178
Of his feeding the poor, and washing beggars
XVII. 182
Of his abstinence and the infirmities which came upon him by reason of his austerity
XVIII. 184
How he often recovered by the aid of the prayers of the devout
XIX. 186
How upon an Easter Even he was healed by a Vision of Angels
XX. 188
Of one who fell into a well and was drawn out unhurt
XXI. 189
Of the vision of the Rood which appeared over his house
XXII. 193
Of his patience, gentleness, and love toward all men
XXIII. 196
Of his devout exhortation to spiritual prayer
XXIV. 200
Of his effectual preaching and his knowledge of the Scriptures
XXV. 204
How he set a guard upon his tongue and avoided oaths
XXVI. 207
Of three temptations that are full of peril to the devout
XXVII. 211
Of his sending forth the Brothers to gather fruit in divers places


LIFE OF JOHN BRINCKERINCK 249
LIFE OF LUBERT BERNER 255
LIFE OF HENRY BRUNE 293
THE LIFE OF GERARD OF ZUTPHEN 300
LIFE OF AMILIUS OF BUREN 307
LIFE OF JAMES OF VIANA 314
LIFE OF JOHN CACABUS 318
LIFE OF ARNOLD OF SCHOONHOVEN 342

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781723501111
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/29/2018
Pages: 356
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.74(d)

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