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Spiritual Torrents

by Madam Guyon

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In this powerful spiritual autobiography, Madame Jeanne Guyon compares her life to rushing torrent passing through many various experiences and eventually death. In spite of incredible pain and sadness, Guyon's faith remained strong throughout her entire life. Her understanding of God's grace is both profound and inspiring. Spiritual Torrents is an intimate and powerful look at the life of a true believer and the journey of faith amidst suffering-an encouraging read for anyone.

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Madam Guyon
Source: Wikipedia
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Born: April 13, 1648
Died: June 9, 1717, Blois
Related topics: Biography, Catholic women, Catholics, Fe?nelon, Franc?ois de Salignac de La Mothe-,--1651-1715, France
Basic information: Jeanne-Marie Bouvier de la Motte-Guyon (commonly known as Madame Guyon) (13 April 1648 – 9 June 1717) was a French mystic and one of the key advocates of Quietism. Quietism was considered heretical by the Roman Catholic Church, and she was imprisoned from 1695 to 1703 after publishing a book on the topic, A Short and Easy Method of Prayer.
Popular works: Autobiography of Madame Guyon, Short and Easy Method of Prayer, Song of Songs of Solomon / Explanations and Reflections having Reference to the Interior Life, Spiritual Torrents, Short method of prayer, and Spiritual torrents, tr. by A.W. Marston