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The ladder of perfection

by Walter Hilton

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Published by Penguin in London, England, New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholic Church -- Doctrines -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Perfection -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Spiritual life -- Catholic Church -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWalter Hilton ; translated by Leo Sherley-Price with an introduction by Clifton Wolters.
    SeriesPenguin classics
    ContributionsSherley-Price, Leo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX2350.5 .H54 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 256 p. ;
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2113020M
    ISBN 100140445110
    LC Control Number88167364

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    The Scale (or Ladder) of Perfection, A New Edition & Treatise Written to a Devout Man (With Active Table of Contents) Kindle Edition by Walter Hilton (Author) Format: Kindle Edition. out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price /5(4). Other articles where The Scale of Perfection is discussed: Walter Hilton: His major work was The Scale [or Ladder] of Perfection, written separately in two books. The first teaches the means by which a soul may advance toward perfection by destroying the image of sin and forming the image of Christ through the practice of virtue. The second distinguishes between the.

    Walter Hilton (died ) led the house of Augustinian canons at Thurgarton and was one of several influential English mystics. Described as a spiritual travel guide, his 'Ladder of Perfection" ('Scala Perfectionis') instructs in the destruction of vices and directs the soul's upward journey by contemplation of "the perfect love of God". Get this from a library! The ladder of perfection. [Walter Hilton; Leo Sherley-Price] -- "This translation first published by Penguin Books, ; reissued with an introduction, "- .


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Book One provides an overview of contemplation and its prerequisites, a discussion of prayer and meditation, and a path for dealing with sins, both obvious and hidden, through self-awareness, humility, and the love of God. Price Range: $ - $ Known as the first book of mysticism to be written in the English language, Hilton's Scale of Perfection describes the ascent of the human soul from sin to perfection.

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THE SCALE (or LADDER) of PERFECTION Written by WALTER HILTON With an Essay on The Spiritual Life of Mediaeval England by the Rev. DALGAIRNS, Priest of the Oratory Moses plus profecit in monte adorando quam multitude magna bellantium Scanned and edited by Harry Plantinga, This etext is in the public domain Publishers' Note.

His Ladder of Perfection sets out to describe the steps by which a soul attains the new Jerusalem. According to Hilton, the soul is formed in the image of God, first by faith, then in both faith and feeling. After passing through a dark night (in which humility and love stand it in good stead) the soul learns a longing "to love and see and feel /5(10).

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