Mercy, human and divine, or a short treatise on the nature and necessity of mercy, both human and divine, and the relationship of the latter to the former, with special reference to the Christian Scriptures, consideration being given to human mercy as an obligation, but also a sacramental moment of divine mercy, both for the beneficiary and the benefactor, containing as well a brief theological anthropology in support of the thesis, all suggesting that union with Christ is the ground and term of human mercy, and, thus, that the purported duty to love in the mode of mercy is first a duty to 'be loved,' as evidenced by the writings of two theologians in the Christian mystical tradition, namely, Bernard of Clairvaux and Jeanne Guyon
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