John of the Cross: selected writings
This volume contains carefully chosen texts that give a picture of the "essential" St. John of the Cross (1542-1591), a Spanish Carmelite. Copyright Š Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
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Andalusia appetites apprehensions Ascent beatific beauty become beginning beloved breeze bride bridegroom Carmelite cause cautery Chapter Christ commentary communication contemplation creatures dark faith dark night death delight desire devil Dionysius the Pseudo-Areopagite discalced discursive meditation discuss divine union doctrine dryness dwell effect enkindled experience explain exterior eyes faculties faith Federico Ruiz feel fire flame of love friars give glory God's grace Granada Holy Spirit human illumines images imagination imperfections intellect interior itual John John's journey knowledge Living Flame Lord means Migne Mount Carmel mystical natural object one's passive peace perfect poem possess prayer present pure purgation purged purification reach reason receive refers reveal satisfaction says Scripture senses sensory Song of Songs soul soul's speaks spir spiritual marriage spiritual persons stanza sublime substance suffer supernatural sweet taste teaching Teresa Teresa of Avila things touch transformation truth understand verse virtues vision wisdom words wounded