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Published by Alba House in New York .
Written in English


  • John of the Cross, -- Saint, -- 1542-1591.,
  • Catholic Church -- Doctrines -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Mysticism -- Catholic Church -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Mysticism -- Spain -- History -- 16th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesSaint John of the Cross.
Statementedited by Peter Slattery.
ContributionsSlattery, Peter.
LC ClassificationsBX4700.J7 S8 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination147 p.
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19832666M
ISBN 100818906847, 1875570365

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  St. John of the Cross Hardcover – Septem by Friar Bruno (Author), Benedict Zimmerman (Author) See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Author: Friar Bruno, Benedict Zimmerman. St. 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 . 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. Download John Of The Cross or read John Of The Cross online books in PDF, EPUB and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get John Of The Cross book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. How to Download John Of The Cross: Press button "Download" or "Read Online" below and wait 20 seconds.