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Not for the average reader. It spends a lot of time with philosophical proofs, yet little time on enriching one's understanding of God or our relationship to Him. I mightily respect this saint and enjoyed his biography on St. Francis, but I found little value in this book. I would have given it 2 stars except that I believe some philosophy students may enjoy it more.
Saint Bonaventure was a contemporary of Saint Thomas Aquinas. The one was born c. 1221, the other in 1225. Both died in 1274. And both were medieval philosophers/theologians. However, there's where the similarity ends. Aquinas was a Dominican, Bonaventure a Franciscan. St. Thomas was a systematic thinker, a Scholastic philosopher in every sense of the term. St. Bonaventure was a mystic.
The paradigm case of Bonaventure's mystical approach may well be this little tract, translated with the title of "The MInd's Road to God." In it, Bonaventure traces the steps to gaining a full knowledge of the deity (or at least as full a knowledge as we can get in this life). There are six steps altogether. They begin with the reflection of God in the sensible world, followed by the reflection in his image stamped upon our natural powers, and continue on through the image reformed by the gifts of grace, through the divine unity in being and the Trinity, until we arrive at the stage of mental and mystical elevation when "the affections pass entirely into God through elevation."
If one wants to see medieval mysticism at its best, this little book is certainly worth reading.