This volume contains carefully chosen texts that give a picture of the “essential” St. John of the Cross (1542–1591), a Spanish Carmelite. Included are selections from The Ascent of Mount Carmel, The Dark Night, and Spiritual Canticle. This curated collection presented in one volume allows readers to gain the clearest picture of the emphases and teaching from this prominent historical figure.
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Saint John of the Cross (1542–December 14, 1591), was a major figure of the Counter-Reformation, a Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar, and a priest who was born at Fontiveros, Old Castile.