This book is excellently written, right-to-the-point (and a large number of points are made). It is designed as a spiritual aid for on retreat, and can be read with profit by laymen as well. Of particular to laymen is Father Rhin's treatment of the bad translations that on to English-speaking Catholics over hundreds of years. The question ""love"" that elementary school pupils are taught that they most have for just one of the many excellent examples cited by the author. He treatment of the love of God to be as inaccurate logically. His explanation of the differences between """" love and "" effective or deliberate "" are particularly will make many readers a little nervous and likely in greater detail are his words on charity. certain that they have never performed an explains, not being uncharitable and having are two different things.