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The Invocation of the Name of Jesus: As Practiced in the Western Church

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Each of thirteen short chapters is devoted to a prominent figure of the christian church: St. Thomas Aquinas, Blessed Thomas Kempis, St. John Chrysostom, and St. Bernard. In this anthology of writings from the fathers of the Roman Church, Coomaraswamy shows that the invocation of the Holy Name extends throughout the history of Catholicism.
Paperback, 256 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by Fons Vitae
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Apr 28, 2013 Christopher rated it liked it
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This book sat in my to read stack for almost two years, as I was waiting for the right mind-frame with which to tackle it. I'd thought it was going to be a Catholic version (reconcilement?) of the Eastern Orthodox "Way of the Pilgrim" but as it turns out, its value lies mainly in being a good source book for sermons and essays on the name of Jesus as well as Mary.

It was disappointing because Coomaraswamy was a brilliant mind (and a friend as well) with a spirituality centered upon the mystic. H
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