A bit of light, inspirational reading from Saint Bonaventure

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THE MIND’S ROAD TO GOD
Saint Bonaventura: 1221-1274

Introductory Material

Prologue

THE MENDICANT’S VISION IN THE WILDERNESS

I. Of the Stages in the Ascent to God and of His Reflection in His Traces in the Universe

II. Of the Reflection of God in His Traces in the Sensible World

III. Of the Reflection of God in His Image Stamped upon Our Natural Powers

IV. Of the Reflection of God in His Image Reformed by the Gifts of Grace

V. Of the Reflection of the Divine Unity in Its Primary Name, Which Is Being

VI. Of the Reflection of the Most Blessed Trinity in Its Name, Which Is Good

VII. Of the Mental and Mystical Elevation, in Which Repose Is Given to the Intellect When the Affections Pass Entirely into God through Elevation

Courtesy of Roman Catholic Resource Index

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