On Cleaving to God
On Cleaving to God
Saint Albert the Great

Table of Contents

Title Page

Translator's Introduction

Chapter 1 On the highest and supreme perfection of man, in so far as it is possible in this life

Chapter 2 How one can cling to and seek Christ alone, disdaining everything else

Chapter 3 What the perfection of man consist of in this life

Chapter 4 How man's activity should be purely in the intellect and not in the senses

Chapter 5 On purity of heart which is to be sought above all things

Chapter 6 That the devout man should cleave to God with naked understanding and will

Chapter 7 How the heart should be gathered within itself

Chapter 8 How a religious man should commit himself to God in all circumstances whatsoever

Chapter 9 How much the contemplation of God is to be preferred to all other exercises

Chapter 10 That one should not be concerned about feeling tangible devotion so much as about cleaving to God with one's will

Chapter 11 How one should resist temptations and bear trials

Chapter 12 How powerful the love of God is

Chapter 13 The nature and value of prayer, and how the heart should be recollected within itself

Chapter 14 That we should seek the verdict of our conscience in every decision

Chapter 15 How contempt of himself can be produced in a man, and how useful it is

Chapter 16 How God's Providence includes everything

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