DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL by St. John Of The CrossDARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL by St. John Of The Cross


bySt. John Of The Cross

Paperback | May 9, 2003

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A 16th-century mystic, St. John of the Cross was also a Carmelite monk who helped reform the Order. In this book, he addresses pride, avarice, envy, and other human imperfections. He also provides an extended explanation of Divine love, and describes methods of conversion through prayer, submission, and purification.
St. John of the Cross represents the pinnacle of Spanish mysticism. In contrast to St. Teresa's works, which refer frequently to things of this world, St. John's poetry works on a purely spiritual, abstract plane. His poems consist of allegorical descriptions of the journey of his spirit through mortification of earthly appetites, illu...
Title:DARK NIGHT OF THE SOULFormat:PaperbackPublished:May 9, 2003Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0486426939

ISBN - 13:9780486426938

Appropriate for ages: 14

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