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In this Christian classic, The Complete Fenelon, his writings have been translated and edited for a new generation of readers. This volume contains more than 100 letters of spiritual direction, 85 meditations on living the Christian life, and reflections on twenty-one seasons and holidays of the Christian year. Paperback.
|Title: The Complete Fenelon|
Translated By: Robert J. Edmonson
Number of Pages: 490
Vendor: Paraclete Press
Publication Date: 2008
|Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)|
Series: Paraclete Giants
Stock No: WW256072
Francois Fenelon was a seventeenth-century French archbishop who rose to a position of influence in the court of Louis XIV. Amid the splendor and decadence of Versailles, Fenelon became a wise mentor to many members of the king's court. Later exiled for a political reasons, he set out to improve the lot of peasants of his diocese. His letters of counsel and spiritual meditations have found a wide audience for more than three centuries.
Robert J. Edmonson, CJ, holds a certificate in French from the University of Montpellier (France) and a degree in French from Middlebury College. His translations of spiritual classics includes Brother Lawrence's The Practice of the Presence of God and Terese of Lisieux's The Story of a Soul: A New Translation, and have sold nearly 100,000 copies.