This was posted in the usual places on September 3d, the day fixed for the atto di fede in which Molinos was to appear.
The Jesuits, however, were not the only body interested in the downfall of Molinos.
Books were also written by some of the Jesuits against Molinos and his method; but they were all answered with spirit by Molinos.
The great reputation acquired by Molinos and Petrucci, occasioned a daily increase of the Quietists.
On the 8th, the two armies were engaged in a severe action at Molinos del Rey.
This spiritualized hypnotism was in no way original with Molinos, but was the goal which all the mystic saints sought to attain.
One of the society had, indeed, approved of Molinos' book but the rest took care he should not be again seen at Rome.
Promptly on the next day, February 29th, Molinos replied to this discouraging epistle.
Juan de Causadas, a prebendary of Tudela, was an ardent disciple of Molinos and propagator of his doctrines.
The effort of Molinos to propitiate his enemies had only encouraged them by its confession of weakness.