Classical Readings

Classical Readings from
Farnan Spirituality Center.

Below is a short listing of classical readings to enhance your spiritual reflection and journey. This page will be updated periodically for you. Please feel free to contact us with your comments.


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The Spiritual Exercises

The Spiritual Exercises are a compilation of meditations, prayers, and contemplative practices developed by Saint Ignatius Loyola to help people deepen their relationship with God.

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Dante Alighieri

The Divine Comedy

The Divine Comedy is the spiritual journey of a man through life. In this journey, he learns about the nature of sin and its consequences. And comes to abhor it (sin) after understanding its nature and how it corrupts the soul and draws man away from God.

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Kahlil Gibran

The Prophet

The Prophet provides timeless spiritual wisdom on various subjects, including giving, eating and drinking, clothes, buying and selling, crime and punishment, laws, teaching, time, pleasure, religion, death, beauty, and friendship. Corresponding to each chapter are evocative drawings by Gibran himself.

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Thomas a Kempis

The Imitation of Christ

The Imitation of Christ is the one book second only to the Bible in popularity among Catholics. Throughout this book, readers will find themselves experiencing the peace and wisdom that have comforted believers from all corners of the world. The pages of this consoling guide show readers how better to live the life of a Christian by closely following Christ's example.

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