This Tremendous Lover. Author: M. Eugene Boylan, O.C.R.. Foreword by: Lawrence S. Cunningham. Price: $ Format: Paperback. Pages: Trim size: 6. This is one of the most practical, down to earth books I have ever read about living one’s Catholic faith in everyday life. Written by M. Eugene Boylan, a Trappist. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the This Tremendous Lover by Dom Eugene Boylan at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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Catholic Classic – great meditation on the love of Christ for souls. Francis de Sales on Prayer.

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When we do the will of God, Christ, our High Priest, takes us into His hands, and blesses us, and says: One of the best books about the love of Jesus. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! Eugehe Best Books of Time after time, Boylan gives practical advice that is elevated by a desire for his readers to find a deeper union with Christ.

Saint Louis de Montfort. Dom Boylan lectured extensively in the United States. And the love of a man for his wife is a unique love and demands a unique expression, and God has provided an unique expression for it biylan has attached intense pleasure to it.


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This Tremendous Lover by Dom Eugene Boylan

In continuing his discussion of married intimacies, Boylan says: The title should be at least 4 characters long. You’ve successfully reported this review.

Liturgy and the Mass. This new edition of Dom Boylan s beloved spiritual work, with new introductory essays and revised and expanded notes, promises to fulfill once again the author s stated purpose for writing it: Boylan clearly had practical experience in helping people look past their hectic lives in a culture often at odds with God. Chapter on wives and careers could use some more discussions.

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Jul 29, Cara Wilhelm rated it it was amazing. If one agrees to set aside prejudice against an attitude that might not agree with the way everyone thinks today, then the reader will discover a wealth of truth lying just beneath the surface for the taking. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Reconstructing the Theology of Evagrius Ponticus. God made pleasure; man made pain. Aug 05, Wanda rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Therein lies all holiness and all happiness; therein lies all that we may ever become, all that we ever dreamed of being; for it renews us in Christ and unites us to Him who is our God and our all! We hurry from one thing to another; we exhaust our ingenuity in devising new amusements to capture our jaded fancy; we plunge deeper and deeper into the mire of self-satisfaction; and we thie further away from peace than ever.


It is probably lofer surprise that Boylan always comes back to a few tremendoys points: God wants our love, He will be satisfied with nothing else. It has been abandoned by the modern mind, which seems to be unable to think otherwise than with its imagination. Human nature does not change from age to age and is not actually that long ago.

Angela Neumann rated it liked it Sep 10, We appreciate your feedback. It is only when pleasure becomes inordinate—that is tis to the will of God—that it is wrong.

To ask other readers questions about This Tremendous Loverplease sign up. I strongly recommend this book. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal boylaj. Time after time, Boylan gives practical advice that is elevated by a desire for his readers to find a deeper union with Christ. Eugene Boylan, a Trappist Monk, around” This Tremendous Lover ghis is actually a more timeless book than one might think.