This towering classic of the spiritual life has become a must read for anyone who desires to grow deeper in their union with Christ. Not only was St. Francis De Sales immensely successful in combating the Calvinist heresies that were sweeping Switzerland, but he ministered to the spiritual needs of all his flock - from the nobles to the peasants - through encouragement in direction on living the devout life to which God calls all of us. Complete and unabridged. Contains 8 compact discs. Running time: 9.5 hours.