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Ascetical Theology – Navigating the Interior Life Spiritual Dictionary

October 26, 2013 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Spiritual Dictionary

ASCETICAL THEOLOGY: The science of the saints based on a study of their lives.  It is aimed to make people holy by explaining what sanctity is and how to attain it.  It is the science of leading souls in the ways of Christian perfection through growth in charity and the practice of prayer leading to contemplation. It is that part of spiritual theology which concentrates on man’s cooperation with... Read More

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