On Union with God – St. Albertus Magnus

Preface 5
I. Of the Highest Perfection which Man Can Attain unto in this Life 15
II. How a Man may Despise All Things and Cleave to Christ Alone 19
III. The Law of Man’s Perfection in this Life 23
IV. That Our Labour Must Be with the Understanding and not with the Senses 27
V. Of Purity of Heart, which Is to be Sought above All Else 33
VI. That a Man Truly Devout Must Seek God in Purity of Mind and Heart 40
VII.Of the Practice of Interior Recollection 45
VIII. That a Truly Devout Man should Commit Himself to God in all that Befalls Him 52
IX. The Contemplation of God Is to be Preferred above All Other Exercises 57
X. That We Should not be Too Solicitous for Actual and Sensible Devotion, but Desire Rather the Union of our Will with God 65
XI. In what Manner We should Resist Temptation and Endure Trials 70
XII. The Power of the Love of God 76
XIII. Of the Nature and Advantages of Prayer, — of Interior Recollection 82
XIV. That Everything should be Judged according to the Testimony of Our Conscience 88
XV. On the Contempt of Self: How it is Acquired: Its Profit to the Soul 94
XVI. Of the Providence of God, Which Watches over All Things 102

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