The Life of Christ consists of 100 meditations on the life and work of Jesus Christ. These short meditations, averaging one to three pages in length, poetically illuminate the Scriptures, and “endeavor throughout to fix the gaze of the soul on the Divine Object.”
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This product is part of The Medieval Preaching and Spirituality Collection (34 vols.).
It was written, and has been translated, to be a guide through the high and sacred ways of the spiritual life; the temper of prayer and faithful contemplation is astir in every chapter; and the true canon of its excellence can only be applied by those who have used it according to the intention of its author.
—Church Quarterly Review
Bonaventure (1221–1274) born John of Fidanza, was an Italian medieval scholastic theologian and philosopher. The seventh Minister General of the Order of Friars Minor, he was also a Cardinal Bishop of Albano. He was canonized on 14 April 1482 by Pope Sixtus IV and declared a Doctor of the Church in the year 1588 by Pope Sixtus V. He is known as the “Seraphic Doctor”. Many writings believed in the Middle Ages to be his are now collected under the name Pseudo-Bonaventura. He is honored as a saint in the Roman Catholic Church.
W.H. Hutchings was sub-warden of the House of Mercy in Clewer, and the author and translator of numerous works, including The Confessions of S. Augustine, The Life of Prayer: A Series of Lectures, and The Mystery of Temptation: A Course of Lectures.