Jean-Pierre de Caussade, of the Society of Jesus in France, was one of the most remarkable spiritual writers in the 18th Century. His works have gone through many editions and have been republished, and translated into several foreign languages. First Book: On the Esteem for and Love of This Virtue. Second Book: On the Exercise of the Virtue of Abandonment. Third Book: On the Obstacles to Abandonment. Fourth Book: The First Trials of Souls Called to the State of Abandonment. Aridities, Weaknesses and Weariness. Fifth Book: Fresh Trials, Sufferings and Privations. Sixth Book: On the Continuation of Trials, and Fear of the Anger Of God. Seventh Book: The Last Trials. Agony and Mystical Death. The Fruit Thereof.