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The Mother of the Saviour: And Our Interior Life

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Written by a pre-eminent authority, with brevity, economy and absence of novelty, speculation or merely "metaphorical expressions." Suffused with the spirit of faith and love begotten by sanctity. Not the author\'s personal opinions, but what the Church actually teaches. Says Mary is greater in grace than all Angels and Saints combined; is the mother of all men and of each ...more
Paperback, 290 pages
Published January 1st 1948 by TAN Books
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Dec 26, 2015 Walter rated it really liked it
This is the great treatise on the Blessed Virgin Mary by the great French Dominican theologian Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange. Garrigou-Lagrange himself is a fascinating scholar. A theologian of the early 20th Century, prior to the Second Vatican Council, he treasured the historical teachings of the Catholic Church. As a Dominican, he was very much a scholar of St. Thomas Aquinas. As a professor, he was a favorite of Pope Pius XII and a mentor of the young Karol Wojtyla, the future Pope John Paul II ...more
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One of my favorite book book on the Blessed Mother. Anyone interested in spirituality, philosophy, or theology should read Fr Garigou-Lagrange.
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This is a very well written and informative book on Mary and her relationship with those how have a special love for the mother of God. It has many helpful explanations of issue of controversy. For instance the title Mother of God is still disputed by many non-Catholics. I came away with an understanding that true Christians beleieve that Jesus was the result of God becoming man; while false Christians believe Jesus was a man who became god. An exciting book for those devoted to Mary
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Réginald Marie Garrigou-Lagrange, O.P. (February 21, 1877, Auch, France – February 15, 1964, Rome) was a Catholic theologian and, among Thomists of the scholastic tradition, is generally thought to be the greatest Catholic Thomist of the 20th century. He taught at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, commonly known as the Angelicum, in Rome from 1909 to 1960.

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