Monday, October 19, 2009

Principles and Practices - October 20

Ways of Knowing God

God may be known naturally in four ways: by reason illumined by faith, by the mystical rays of contemplation, by the purely spiritual and miraculous lights of the intellectual vision, and by the intuitive vision.

From Principles and Practices
Compiled by Rev. J. Hogan of The Catholic Missionary Society
Published by Burns Oates & Washbourne Ltd., Publishers To The Holy See
Nihil Obstat; Eduardus J. Mahoney, S.T.D. Censor deputatus.
Imprimatur; Edm. Can. Surmont, Vicarius generalis.
First printed in 1930

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