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My style, my pen, is the intellectual instrument which I use to express myself and to tell others what I understand of eternal truth. He also describes the best methods for remembering and studying, how to relate to intellectual giants, as well as advice on what to read and how.

Paperbackpages. After all, I am not actually a Catholic, as the author is. While Sertillanges does promote great earnestness in this vocation, intellectue,le encourages play.

It brings to mind a more innocent age, where an ordered life was the beginning of the intellectual career. A moral ao final do livro fica sendo: This quote about the evening hours, though, was one I kept returning to and turning over in my mind.

For Sertillanges, truth is transcendent but still intimately involves individuals. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: It is in great part spiritual, but also practical and in its essence it demonstrates, I believe, the two are not at odds.

Mar 25, Ivan rated it really liked it Shelves: He interestingly suggests that one can read too much: It seems the key is to have some sort plan, maybe a list of pleasant options so that the evening doesn’t follow a rigid routine but still has structure.


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I also found his intellevtuelle suggestions to be either understandably obsolete the first edition of the book was written in or simply expressed in terms of emotion which does not translate well into praxis. I hope to return to it at some future time and see whether I have come closer to the lofty vantage point of this true intellectual.

Open Preview See a Problem? In this age, the dusty xertillanges book is a breath of fresh air. And, he describes how people who “work for a living” can still live as intellectuals.

One also notices that Father Sertillanges applies what he instructs; his graceful style is a constant pleasure; his apt quotations drive points home like the hammer of a seasoned craftsman. First, he speaks about harmony and order in an Eastern style. Don’t have an account? Sertillanges has a strong sense of incarnation and I read this book after James Schall recommended it “The Life of the Mind” as a follow-up to his own book.

Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es. Please enter recipient e-mail address es. Begin by creating within you a zone of silence. I wish the bearded gentleman in the sky every future success, but the contemporary intellectual – and intellectual life – must be rigorously secular. Well then what is work according to this book? Minds can only communicate through the body.

vis One of the few things that makes the book difficult to read is the amount of wisdom contained on every page, in every chapter.

Apr 18, Juliana rated it it was amazing Intellectkelle Sertilanges reminds us that the intellectual life is a calling. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers vid more.


Please enter the message. All in all, this book is excellent motivation for a summer of study as I prepare for the upcoming school year. To join the learned. In these daily moments of solitude, be cognizant of your thoughts and be sure to write them down.

But esrtillanges an over bearing study that arrests your time from family, vocation and free time. Cancel Forgot your password? What Jesus Saw from the Cross is a spiritual work that drew upon the time Sertillanges spent living in Jerusalem.

Certain of Sertillanges’ works are concerned with political theory, with French identity and the structure of the traditional French family. It produces a light that makes life more intelligible for everyone.

La vie intellectuelle; son esprit, ses conditions, ses méthodes.

I am tired by 7: Some of the advice — reserve two hours a day, set up a note-taking syste The most valuable aspect of this book is its strong belief that hobby intellectualism can be a vocational calling.

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The word “intellectual” in this case lw used by the author to simply designate the person who feels that study is a calling, not just a vocation. Jul 26, Eric rated it really liked it.