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John of the Cross

Selections from The Dark Night and Other Writings (HarperCollins Spiritual Classics)

by Harpercollins Spiritual Classics

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by HarperOne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spirituality - General,
  • Religion - Classic Works,
  • Inspirational - Catholic,
  • Religion - Catholicism,
  • Religion,
  • Spiritual life,
  • Christian Life - Inspirational - Catholic,
  • Religion / Spirituality,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Catholic Church,
  • Doctrines,
  • Mysticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9233796M
    ISBN 100060576480
    ISBN 109780060576486
    OCLC/WorldCa55948011

    Buy John of the Cross: Collected Works New edition by John of the Cross, Saint, Rodriguez, Otilio, Kavanaugh, Kieran (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). Grou, John Nicholas - Spiritual Maxims. Maxims for practising the interior life. Blessed Henry Suso - A Little Book of Eternal Wisdom. For over five hundred years it has enjoyed undiminished popularity, as at once a religious and literary masterpiece. St John of the Cross - .

    The Gospel of John (Greek: Εὐαγγέλιον κατὰ Ἰωάννην, romanized: Euangélion katà Iōánnēn) is the fourth of the canonical gospels. The book is written anonymously, although it identifies an unnamed "disciple whom Jesus loved" as the source of its traditions, and reached its final form around AD 90–It most likely reflects a "Johannine community" in conflict with. This detailed literature summary also contains Topics for Discussion and a Free Quiz on Dark Night of the Soul by John of the Cross. Dark Night of the Soul is an instructional religious book used mainly by the Roman Catholic Church.

    The Collected Works of St. John of the Cross | John of the Cross | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. The Mystical Journey to Divine Union: Spiritual Wisdom from Saint John of the Cross. Read online using Table of Contents below or purchase in eBook or paperback format.


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This revised edition of The Collected Works of St. John of the Cross was produced to mark the fourth centenary of the death of St. John of the Cross ( ). The result is an English translation of his writings that preserves the authentic meaning of the great mystic's writings, presents them as clearly as possible, and at the same time gives the reader the doctrinal and /5().

The book contains the writing, prose, poetry of St. John of The Cross, as well as several of his letters. His works are excellent, and gave it only 4 stars, and not 5, because of the repeated phrases and points of emphasis, that may have been his writing style, or a result of the translation; not sure/5.

―St. John of the Cross Fr. William Meninger guides the reader through two basic works of inner development, The Ascent of Mount Carmel and The Dark Night of the Soul, by St.

John of the Cross ().4/4(10). John of the Cross was a reformer of the Carmelite Order and is considered, along with Saint Teresa of Ávila, as a founder of the Discalced Carmelites.

He is also known for his writings. Both his poetry and his studies on the growth of the soul are considered the summit of mystical Spanish literature and one of the peaks of all Spanish literature. John of the Cross book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

John of the Cross, great mystic of the Christian tradition, kn /5. Collected here in this omnibus edition are all three of St. John of the Cross' major works as well as twenty of his magnificent poems.

The Ascent of Mount Carmel is the third major work of St. John of the Cross and is considered to be the introductory work on mystical theology. John of the Cross (San Juan de la Cruz) (24 June – 14 December ), born Juan de Yepes Álvarez, was a major figure of the Counter-Reformation, a Spanish mystic, Catholic saint, Carmelite friar and priest, born at Fontiveros, Old Castile.

John Stott The Cross of Christ is an intelligent, imaginative and timely exploration of the centrality of the cross, by a personal mentor I've come to appreciate for his scholar's mind and pastor's heart; he knows God deeply, understands the times clearly and engagingly explains truth in a relativistic age."/5().

John of the Cross, however, devotes two parts to active spiritual purgation -- one to that of the understanding and the other to that of the memory and the will. In the Night, on the other hand, where it would seem essential to devote one book to the passive purgation of sense and another to that of spirit, he includes both in one part, the fourth.

John of the Cross, a Doctor of the Church, is an indispensable guide to prayer and the spiritual life for anyone who wishes for a deeper relationship with God, and for all who guide others along the way of prayer. Yet Johns prose writings are lengthy and often perceived as : Iain Matthew.

Teresa has left a classical description of the sort of life led by these first Discalced Carmelites, in chaps. xiii and xiv of her "Book of Foundations".

John of the Cross, as he now called himself, became the first master of novices, and laid the foundation of the spiritual edifice which soon was to assume majestic proportions. The Collected Works of St. John of the Cross (includes The Ascent of Mount Carmel, The Dark Night, The Spiritual Canticle, The Living Flame of Love, /5(32).

Dark Night of the Soul is a poem written by the 16th-century Spanish mystic and poet St. John of the Cross. The author himself did not give any title to his poem, on which he wrote two book-length commentaries: Ascent of Mount Carmel and The Dark Night.

The second line of the first stanza of the poem is expounded in three admirable chapters (xi-xiii), while one short chapter (xiv) suffices for the three lines remaining. This contemplation is not only dark, but also secret (Chapter xvii), and in Chapter xviii is compared to the ‘staircase’ of the Size: KB.

In the seventeenth chapter of this third book, St. John of the Cross enumerates the 'six kinds of good' which can give rise to rejoicing and sets down his intention of treating each of them in turn. Saint John of the Cross provides practical suggestions for the proficient’s practice of contemplative prayer in Book II of The Ascent of Mount Carmel (Chapter 12), and then readdresses the signs which show that the proficient is truly called to leave meditation and pass on to the state of contemplation (AMC, Book II, Chapter 13).

All that the prophets have spoken by John R Cross and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at John of the Cross - AbeBooks Passion for books. THE present volume of the works of St.

John of the Cross contains the explanation of the “Spiritual Canticle of the Soul and the Bridegroom Christ.” The two earlier works, the “Ascent of Mount Carmel” and the “Dark Night of the Soul,” dealt with the cleansing of the soul, the unremittant warFile Size: KB.

The Works of Saint John of the Cross The three most noted poems of St. John follow below. First is “The Dark Night of the Soul,” which is about the experience of spiritual desolation, of feeling abandoned and rejected by God, and why this is for some Christians a means by which God increases our faith in Him, and about the Christian walk, the life of prayer and contemplation.

In Context: Teresa of Ávila, John of the Cross, and Their World. Mark O'Keefe, OSB. In Context: Teresa of Ávila, John of the Cross, and Their World explores the social, cultural, intellectual, and religious themes that prevailed during the time in which St.

Teresa of Ávila and St. John of the Cross lived and breathed. This book is not only a thematic overview but also visits particular. One undersized, narrow-minded friar who spent most of his energy on reforming yet another religious order could easily be overlooked.

But today John of the Cross, as he came to be called, is remembered as one of history's most influential spiritual guides. Wedded by Frederic Lord Leighton (Wikimedia Commons). The soul is the Bride of Christ. Most people who read St.

John of the Cross (whose feast day was yesterday), read The Ascent of Mount Carmel or Dark Night of the Soul and never go beyond is unfortunate.

Fr.St. John (San Juan de la Cruz) is one of the greatest mystics and poets in any language. This is a new introduction and translation of St.

John's poetry (presented in both Spanish and English) and prose commentaries that includes his biography, providing an integrated vision that resurrects the power of his poetic voice/5.