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The Four Loves

Author : Clive Staples Lewis
ISBN : 0151329168
Genre : Religion
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Examines human love, including affection, friendship, erotic love, and the love of God, and uses sources ranging from Jane Austen to St. Augustine to argue that none of the types of love can prosper without the love of God.

The Four Loves

Author : C. S. Lewis
ISBN : 9780062565457
Genre : Religion
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A repackaged edition of the revered author's classic work that examines the four types of human love: affection, friendship, erotic love, and the love of God—part of the C. S. Lewis Signature Classics series. C.S. Lewis—the great British writer, scholar, lay theologian, broadcaster, Christian apologist, and bestselling author of Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, The Great Divorce, The Chronicles of Narnia, and many other beloved classics—contemplates the essence of love and how it works in our daily lives in one of his most famous works of nonfiction. Lewis examines four varieties of human love: affection, the most basic form; friendship, the rarest and perhaps most insightful; Eros, passionate love; charity, the greatest and least selfish. Throughout this compassionate and reasoned study, he encourages readers to open themselves to all forms of love—the key to understanding that brings us closer to God.

The Four Loves

Author : C. S. Lewis
ISBN : 9780007332304
Genre : Family & Relationships
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C.S. Lewis’s famous inspirational work on the nature of love.

Surprised By Joy The Four Loves

Author : C. S. Lewis
ISBN : 0547599390
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Two candid and intensely intimate books from one of the most influential Christian apologists of the twentieth century.

Love S Sacred Order

Author : Erasmo Leiva-Merikakis
ISBN : 9781681493176
Genre : Religion
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When seeking to understand Christian love with some precision, we inevitably come to speak about order in loving. The title of this book, Love's Sacred Order, is intended to address the problem of the need for clarification in the matter of love, above all the question of the relationship among the different kinds of love, all of which make their legitimate claim on us. A central concern of these reflections is the fact that we can do as much harm to ourselves by being too restrictive as by being too permissive in what we allow to come under the heading of Christian love. The main intent of these meditations is to explore what the hierarchy might be that God established among all our human loves, on the one hand, and between these and the gratuitously revealed love of God -- that uncreated mystery, "kept secret for long ages", to which we could not have had access if God himself had not taken the initiative to manifest it in Christ Jesus.

Dandelion Man

Author : W. M. J. Kreucher
ISBN : 1482373017
Genre : Fiction
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How could I have forgotten her – the touch of her hand – that infectious laugh – a memory once indelibly imprinted now melted? In truth she was a year younger than Mike and I. In all other ways she was years ahead. I remember now. Those days long since dissolved into the mist that is memory. Thus begins the 45,000 word fictional romp that delights in the four loves and the difficult decisions that crop up in relationships. Dandelion Man – the four loves is set in the 1960s and early 70s in the Motor City and like the C. S. Lewis novels has a foundation in Judeo/Christian values. It is the Eros side of love, not the Venus. It tells the story of that first blush of love, the one we never forget told through the point of an old man reminiscing with the twenty-something daughter of his first love.

The Complete C S Lewis Signature Classics

Author : C. S. Lewis
ISBN : 9780061208492
Genre : Religion
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Seven Spiritual Masterworks by C. S. Lewis This classic collection includes C. S. Lewis's most important spiritual works: Mere Christianity The Screwtape Letters The Great Divorce The Problem of Pain Miracles A Grief Observed The Abolition of Man

Love S Vision

Author : Troy Jollimore
ISBN : 1400838673
Genre : Philosophy
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Love often seems uncontrollable and irrational, but we just as frequently appear to have reasons for loving the people we do. In Love's Vision, Troy Jollimore offers a new way of understanding love that accommodates both of these facts, arguing that love is guided by reason even as it resists and sometimes eludes rationality. At the same time, he reconsiders love's moral status, acknowledging its moral dangers while arguing that it is, at heart, a moral phenomenon--an emotion that demands empathy and calls us away from excessive self-concern. Love is revealed as neither wholly moral nor deeply immoral, neither purely rational nor profoundly irrational. Rather, as Diotima says in Plato's Symposium, love is "something in between." Jollimore makes his case by proposing a "vision" view of love, according to which loving is a way of seeing that involves bestowing charitable attention on a loved one. This view recognizes the truth in the cliché "love is blind," but holds that love's blindness does not undermine the idea that love is guided by reason. Reasons play an important role in love even if they rest on facts that are not themselves rationally justifiable. Filled with illuminating examples from literature, Love's Vision is an original examination of a subject of vital philosophical and human concern.

True Love

Author : Thich Nhat Hanh
ISBN : 9781590304044
Genre : Religion
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First offers readers the technique of conscious breathing as a method for synchronizing the mind and body to establish the conditions of love, then explains a mantra practice for generating love that consists of four key statements or intentions in our relationships that will also heal our own pain, fear, and negativity.

The Five Love Languages

Author : Gary Chapman
ISBN : 8186775099
Genre : Communication in marriage
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Explores the all-important languages of love, helping each partner discover which actions are interpreted by the other as loving and affirming, and which as indifferent and demeaning. With study guide.

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