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John Baptist de la Salle [sic] / The Spirituality of Christian Education, 2004

 Item — Box: 14
Identifier: BAL LRC 14 Blue 432 a&b


  • Publication: 2004



2 Volumes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Copy 1: Unknown. Copy 2: Gift from the De La Salle Community at La Salle University to Brother Chip [Charles] Echelmeier in 2004. Acquired for Archives shortly after Brother Chip's death.


Classics of Western Spirituality series.


Chapter titles: 1: Meditations for the Time of Retreat' 2: Meditations for Sundays and Feasts; 3:Rules and Memoranda: 1718 Rule; Formula of Vows; Memorandum on the Beginnings; Memorandum on the Habit; Memorandum on Not Using Latin to Teach Reading; 4: The Conduct of Christian Schools; 5: The Rules of Christian Decorum and Civility; 6:The Duties of a Christian to God; 7: Explanation of the Method of Interior Prayer; 8: Letters and Personal Documents: Rules I have Imposed on Myself; The Heroic Vow; Selected Letters; Last Testament and Final Words.


It is possible for a researcher to confuse the precise title of "Memorandum on the Beginnings" with phrasings such as "Memoir on the Beginnings" or "Memorandum on the Beginning."


Acknowledgement is given to members of the editorial board of Lasallian Publications: Daniel Burke, FSC; Miguel Campos, FSC; William Mann, FS; and Joseph Schmidt, FSC. The several English translators from the French are listed on page xiii as well.

Dedication: To Brothers Luke Salm, FSC; John Johnston, FSC; and Augustine Loes, FSC.

Materials Specific Details

Copy 1: Hardcover, Copy 2: Softcover, 266 pages, bibliographic references (pages 254-259), index.

Repository Details

Part of the The De La Salle Christian Brothers Archives of the Baltimore District Repository

1900 West Olney Avenue (Box 831)
Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19119- United States