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Because of this position, he gained much influence at the court. He provided proof that her “heretical” teachings could also be seen in recognized saints. After long advisement, the Pope banned the Explication in The two of them franvois became very close friends.

However, the church urged Fenelon to condemn Guyon, for her attitude towards mysticism sparked concerns of heresy. Spiritual Progress is a collection of five powerful works intended for daily devotions and personal reflection.


François Fénelon

These five inspiring works are composed by three closely linked mystical thinkers of the 17th century–Francois Fenelon, Madame Guyon, francojs Pere La Combe. Fenelon, an archbishop, wrote the first two works, Christian Counsel and Spiritual Letterswhich illustrate his keen sense of spiritual counsel.

Madame Guyon, a close friend of Fenelon, wrote the next works, Method of Prayer and On the Way to Godwhich indicate the importance of constant perfectoon. Pere La Combe, the spiritual director of Madame Guyon, wrote the final work, Spiritual Maximswhich emphasizes the importance of desire and love for God. Each stirring work is divided into short chapters, making Spiritual Progress ideal for morning or evening devotions. It is thus a wonderful book full of guidance for one’s spiritual progress.

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Summary Biography Works by Works about Influence. Criticism interpretationDevotional literature, Early works, Education of princes, France. Importance is calculated using the length of this author’s Wikipedia perfecction, as well as the number of works by and about this author. Fables, Composed for the Use of the Duke of Burgundy.


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Christian Perfection: Devotional Reflections on the Christian Life by François Fénelon

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