John of the Cross: Doctor of Light and Love

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Crossroad Pub., 1999 - Religion - 216 pages
St. John of the Cross is one of the greatest mystics of the West. He lived in the 16th century in Spain, was monk, reformer, and best known for Dark Night of the Soul and his deep friendship with St. Teresa of Avila. St. John is considered one of the most important poets of the Spanish language.

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Contents

Foreword
9
Illustrations
34
Leaking Cisterns
64
The Way Out of Darkness
92
At the Threshold of Contemplation
104
As a Mother Weans Her Child
116
The Path of the Spirit
128
A Journey in Faith
141
Absorbed in the Supreme Good
155
The Constricted Road
173
On the Mountaintop
186
That They May Be One in Us
199
Selected Bibliography
213
Copyright

About the author (1999)

Kieran Kavanaugh O.C.D. and Otilio Rodriguez O.C.D. are translators of The Collected Works of Saint Teresa of Avila and The Collected Works of Saint John of the Cross , both published by the Institute of Carmelite Studies.

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