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The Lord

In 08 Book Corner on 2013/05/26 at 12:00 AM

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Guardini, Romano THE LORD.  Regnery Publishing, Inc.  1996.

In the introduction by Cardinal Ratzinger,  now Pope Benedict XVI states: “Romano Guardini’s book THE LORD has helped more than one generation of Christians to enter into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ.  When the book first appeared, it offered a new approach to the spiritual interpretation of Scripture for which young people in particular longed: a longing, I might add, which is being felt again in our own day.”

The author of this blog adds: In a sense, Msgr. Guardini’s writings are like meditations. Each will leave the reader with a life-altering perspective.  All  also are replete with verbal imagery in elegant spiritual prose.  One beautiful example: “Jesus looms like a rescuing cliff above the tides of human suffering.” Another: “Christ dissolves man’s own injustice in the divine solvent of genuine pardon.”

I read the book when it first came out in 1954, have re-read it twice since  and will read it again.

/www.amazon.com/Lord-Romano-Guardini/dp/0895267144/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1307417186&sr=8-1

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