Item description for The Mystical Doctrine of St. John of the Cross by St John of the Cross & John Of the Cross St John of the Cross...
Apart from the introduction by Fr Steuart, The Mystical Doctrine of St John of the Cross consists wholly of passages from St John's own writings. It sets out in continous and convenient form all the essential points in his teachings. St John of the Cross was born near Avila in 1542 and dies at Ubeda in 1591. A Carmelite friar he was an enthusiastic supporter of St Teresa's campaign to restore the original and strict rule. His untiring work to spread the reform led to imprisonment, during which he wrote his first poem. He was canonized in 1726 and declared a Doctor of the Church in 1926.
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Studio: Continuum International Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.42" Weight: 0.51 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2006
ISBN 0826481094 ISBN13 9780826481092
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More About St John of the Cross & John Of the Cross St John of the Cross
Amajor figure of the Counter-Reformation, St. John of the Cross was a Doctor of the Church and a reformer of the Carmelite order. Along with the works of St. Teresa of Avila, his writings are regarded as the peak of Spanish mysticism."
St John of the Cross was born in 1542 and died in 1591.
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A little saint with great faith Dec 20, 2008
This is not a book for the faint of heart. St. John is truly one of the world's great mystics; however he is not an easy read. His entry into the "Dark Night of the Soul" will lead the reader into a spiritual maze of wonderment and despair. Dark Night of the Soul