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Transformation in Christ


Ignatius 2001

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Recognized as a modern spiritual classic this sublime and practical study, perhaps Dietrich von Hildebrand’s greatest work, gives a penetrating analysis of the true path to holiness for those who love Christ. The first requisite is the person’s desire for change; with that fundamental attitude in mind, von Hildebrand devotes a chapter to each of the successive spiritual attitudes necessary for those who strive for Christian perfection. The Beatitudes are treated with beauty and depth—a challenge to every serious Christian to put these teachings into practice.

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Key Features

  • Examination of the spiritual attitudes characteristic of the “new man in Christ”
  • Exploration of the Beatitudes that challenges Christians to put Christ’s teachings into practice


  • The Readiness to Change
  • Contrition
  • Self-Knowledge
  • True Consciousness
  • True Simplicity
  • Recollection and Contemplation
  • Humility
  • Confidence in God
  • Striving for Perfection
  • True Freedom
  • Blessed Are They Who Hunger for Justice
  • Holy Patience
  • Blessed Are the Peacemakers
  • Holy Meekness
  • Holy Mercy
  • Holy Sorrow
  • Holy Sobriety
  • True Surrender of Self

Praise for the Print Edition

A magnificent treatise by a distinguished philosopher on the pursuit of spiritual perfection.

Publishers Weekly

A major contribution to the only important question: the transformation of our soul in Christ.

—Archbishop Fulton Sheen

A masterpiece of modern spirituality: eminently practical and highly recommended.

—Fr. John Hardon, S.J.

A solid and penetrating analysis of the Christian virtues, and their application in the struggle toward Christian perfection.

Library Journal

Product Details

  • Title: Transformation in Christ
  • Author: Dietrich von Hildebrand
  • Publisher: Ignatius Press
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Pages: 538

About Dietrich von Hildebrand

Dietrich von Hildebrand (1889–1977) is an internationally acclaimed author of dozens of books on philosophy and spirituality. Truth, goodness, and love for holy beauty are the hallmarks of each of his works.

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