Ignatius of Loyola: The Psychology of a Saint (New edition)

Ignatius of Loyola: The Psychology of a Saint (New edition)

By: W. W. Meissner (author)Paperback

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Ignatius of Loyola-knight and saint, mystic and ascetic, founder of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits)-was one of the greatest figures in Western Christianity. This book, written by a psychiatrist-psychoanalyst who is also a Jesuit, is the first work to investigate the inner life of Ignatius and to study the psychological motivations for his spirituality and mysticism.

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Introduction - psychohistory, psychobiography, and psychoanalysis; Inigo de Loyola; the pilgrim years; the student years; mystical and spiritual life. Appendices: letter of Ignatius to Archbishop Gian Pietro Carafa (1536); writings of Ignatius concerning Holy Obedience; letter of Ignatius to Sister Teresa Rejadella (18 June 1536).

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/08/1994
  • ISBN13: 9780300060799
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 528
  • ID: 9780300060799
  • weight: 767
  • ISBN10: 0300060793
  • edition: New edition

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