Late Have I Loved Thee: Selected Writings of Saint Augustine on Love

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Late Have I Loved Thee is the first collection of Saint Augustine's varied writings on human and divine love, chosen to reflect his lifelong preoccupation with ordo amoris , the principle of rightly directed love. "My weight is my love," he writes in The Confessions . He sees our ability to love as disordered by sin, so that we often choose badly what and how to love. Only by recognizing that we are commanded to love God first can any other object of our love be properly ordered, Late Have I Loved Thee draws on the ...

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Late Have I Loved Thee: Selected Writings of Saint Augustine on Love
2006, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375725692

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