Tanquerey, Adolphe. The Spiritual Life: A Treatise on Ascetical and Mystical Theology. Trans. by Herman Branderis. 2nd. rev. ed. New York, Desclée, 1961. xlviii, 750+21p.
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Covers the general principles of the spiritual life and of each of its three stages as conceived in the traditional manner-the purgative, illuminative and unitive. Each chapter has its own bibliography in addition to the general bibliography (pp. xvii-xlviii) which is arranged by period. The first edition was described as "A comprehensive epitome of the doctrines inculcated by the great spiritual teachers of the Catholic Church" (Catholic World, CLXV [April, 1937], p. 125 Find a copy).

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