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Author: Fonseca, Cristóbal de, 1550?-1621.
Title: Theion enōtikon, A discourse of holy love, by which the soul is united unto God: Containing the various acts of love, the proper motives, and the exercise of it in order to duty and perfection. Written in Spanish by the learned Christopher de Fonseca, done into English with some variation and much addition, by Sr George Strode, Knight.
Publication info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Theion enōtikon, A discourse of holy love, by which the soul is united unto God: Containing the various acts of love, the proper motives, and the exercise of it in order to duty and perfection. Written in Spanish by the learned Christopher de Fonseca, done into English with some variation and much addition, by Sr George Strode, Knight.
Fonseca, Cristóbal de, 1550?-1621., Strode, George, Sir, 1583-1663.

London: Printed by J. Flesher, for Richard Royston, at the Angel in Ivy-lane, 1652.
Alternate titles: Tratado del amor de Dios. English
Subject terms:
Love -- Religious aspects
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A84659.0001.001

Contents
title page
illustration
The Epistle Dedicatory.
The Contents.
Holy Love.
CHAP. I. The division of Love into its kinds.
CHAP. II. What love is, and how it is the cause of all passions.
CHAP. III. The power and force of Love.
CHAP. IV. Love is silent, yet active.
CHAP. V. Love lesseneth, or facilitateth things most difficult.
CHAP. VI. Love extracteth delight, and glory, out of torments, and sufferings.
CHAP. VII. Love transformeth the Lover into the thing beloved.
CHAP. VIII. Vehement love causeth extasies, ma∣king the Lover besides, or to rob himself, of, himself.
CHAP. IX. Love exchangeth and counterchan∣geth all with its beloved.
CHAP. X. The Causes and Motives of Love.
CHAP. XI. Love is onely conquered and repayed with Love.
CHAP. XII. The Love of God is not to be pa∣rallel'd.
Chap. XIII. By the same causes and meanes that mans love decreaseth, the love of God increaseth.
CHAP. XIV. Gods jealousie.
Chap. XV. Gods revealing his secrets, is a great demonstration of his love to man.
CHAP. XVI. God seemeth to be solitary without man, which is an especiall argu∣ment of his love to man.
CHAP. XVII. Charity is most eminent among all the vertues.
CHAP. XVIII. Our love to God, is to precede all other loves.
CHAP. XIX. God must be loved with the whole heart.
CHAP. XX. The love of the heavenly Angels unto man.
CHAP. XXI. Of the love which man oweth to his neighbour.
CHAP. XXII. The manner how we are to love our neighbour.
CHAP. XXIII. That we ought to love our Enemies.
CHAP. XXIV. Motives and Reasons inducing love to our Enemies.
CHAP. XXV. To pardon is a sign of honour, and of pusillanimity to revenge.
CHAP. XXVI. Of Friendship.
CHAP. XXVII. The comfort and benefit of Friendship.
CHAP. XXVIII. Of Self-love.
CHAP. XXIX. Temporall goods cannot content and therefore deserve not mans love.
CHAP. XXX. Temporall and worldly goods de∣serve not mans love.
CHAP. XXXI. The brevity, frailty, mutability, un∣certainty, and misery of mans life; Abate the love thereof.
CHAP. XXXII. The Honour of this world deserves not mans love.
CHAP. XXXIII. Pleasures and delights are not worthy of mans love.
CHAP. XXXIV. The love of women and of their beauty hath caused many evills, and therefore for themselves alone they are not to be loved.
CHAP. XXXV. The immoderate love of eating or drinking.
CHAP. XXXVI. The immoderate love of Apparell.
CHAP. XXXVII. Of Favourites to Princes and People, and of Generals and Conque∣rors in war.
CHAP. XXXVIII. Of the mutuall love, duty, and hap∣pinesse of the maried couple.
CHAP. XXXIX. Of the mutuall love and duty between Parents and Children.
Chap. XL. The love of our Native country.
ERRATA.