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Dr. Maria Cristina Campos Fuentes is the co-owner and co-editor of the new academic peer-reviewed journal called L"Erudit franco-espagnol (http://www.lef-e.org). LEF-E is peer-reviewed with more than 150 referees. Each referee holds a doctoral degree in a field related to the journal and is a faculty member in higher education. LEF-E's Board of Referees includes faculty members from prestigious universities such as Brown University, John Hopkins University, Vanderbilt University, Emory University and West Point. Its focus is on Spanish, Latin American, French, Francophone, and comparative literatures.The first issue appeared in June, 2012.
Wisniewski, D. P. (2012) Chains of love: The eternity of friendship in the spriritualiy of St. Francis de Sales. In Chorpenning, J.F. (2012) Encountering anew the familiar: Francis De Sales' introduction to the Devout Life at 400 years. Rome: International Commission for Salesian Studies.
On 27-28, July 2009, in Annecy, the De Sales Oblates officially commemorated the fourth century of the publication of the Introduction to the Devout Life - St. Francis de Sales' most popular and best-selling book, which has not gone out of print in 400 years. The celebration's centerpiece was the symposium, "Encountering Anew the Familiar: The Introduction to the Devout LIfe at 400 years. The symposium was based on the concept that sometimes the Introcution's contents seem so familiar, that it is perceived that there is nothing more or new to be discovered or known about this spiritual classic; however, by its very nature, a spiritual classic is inexhaustible. Guided by this principle, the sypmposium revisited some of the Introduction's most familiar elements and themes so as to uncover an overlooked or neglected aspect, and perhaps even to yield some fresh insights.