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.
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).
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