Some books are meant to be read, then put on the shelf to gather dust or to be given away or thrown out with the trash; others are to be re-read for a lifetime. One of the latter is this book, Preparation for Death, by Saint Alphonsus Liguori (1696–1787), bishop and Doctor of the Church. He wrote Preparation for Death to help Christians become more dutiful in the care of their souls. The plan of the book consists of thirty-six considerations divided into three points which are meant to be read and meditated on.
Combined with beautiful artwork and audio, St. Clement ePress has now reproduced this Classic book electronically which takes full advantage of the interactivity found in the Apple's interactive book format. We hope this will help the modern reader enter more deeply into the spiritual reality St. Alphonsus is introducing us to.
In this electronic edition you will find:
- The complete Eight-Day Retreat found in the original edition of the book; with each day directly linked to it's corresponding chapter.
- A Foreword by Rev. Carl Hoegerl, C.SS.R., Archivist for the Redemptorists of the Baltimore Province.
- 40+ photos of classic Christian artwork.
- 175+ Glossary notations introducing the reader to contemporaries of St. Alphonsus and many of the Saints that influenced him.
Join in the celebration of the Year of Faith with this interactive book developed and designed by St. Clement ePress.