THE CHEMICAL REGION If one who is capable of consciously using his spiritual body with the same facility that we now use our physical vehicles should glide away from the Earth into interplanetary space, the Earth and the various other planets of our solar system would appear to him or her to be composed of three kinds of matter, roughly speaking.
The volume on the Exercises in the Monumenta Historica Societatis Jesu1 bears eloquent witness to this. Many years of study have been devoted to investigating whatever concerns this great work. By his letters, and by his scholarly translation and commentary on the Exercises, he infused new life into their study.
The work has gone on increasing from his day.
At present we know more about the Exercises than was known shortly after the death of St. A comparison of a good modern commentary with the Directory would establish this. I fear, however, that our English translations have not kept pace with the progress of modern scholarship in this matter.
There is no dearth of translations into English, all more or less literal. There is less danger, too, in these translations of interpretation and of substituting the translator's ideas for the meaning of the original. Furthermore, emphasis is not so easily shifted to words or phrases in such a way that the meaning is changed.
But these translations also labor under great difficulties, and this seems to be especially true of the Exercises. In this case, a literal translation often fails to render the true meaning, and at times has no meaning at all.
The most dangerous source of error is the use of an English word, similar to the Spanish and derived from the same Latin root.Some exclude beliefs and practices that many people passionately defend as religious.
For example, their definition might requite a belief in a God or Goddess or combination of Gods and Goddesses who are responsible for the creation of the universe and for its continuing operation. The Puhl translation of The Spiritual Exercises has been used by Jesuits, spiritual directors, retreat leaders, and others since it was first published in Puhl translated directly from studies based on the autograph, which are the Exercises in Ignatius’s own handwriting.
May 12, · Is the American public becoming less religious? Yes, at least by some key measures of what it means to be a religious person. An extensive new survey of more than 35, U.S.
adults finds that the percentages who say they believe in God, pray daily and regularly go to church or other religious services all have declined modestly in recent years. Where do you go for the pastor’s job description?
It’s not easy to nail down exactly what the job of a pastor really is. but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many. Another very important part of a pastor’s job is to feed the flock of God. A lady went to a pet store to buy a talking parrot who could keep her company. She. Mass Stipends.
The offering of Mass for the repose of the soul of the faithful departed is linked with our belief in Purgatory. We believe that if a person has died fundamentally believing in God but with venial sins, God in His divine love and mercy will first purify the soul.
CHAPTER III THE VISIBLE AND THE INVISIBLE WORLDS THE CHEMICAL REGION If one who is capable of consciously using his spiritual body with the same facility that we now use our physical vehicles should glide away from the Earth into interplanetary space, the Earth and the various other planets of our solar system would appear to him or her to be composed of three kinds of matter, .