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Ascent of Mount Carmel (. Along with the works of St. Teresa of Avila, his writings are regarded as the peak of Spanish mysticism. Series: Dover Philosophical Classics.
The Ascent of Mount Carmel is the third major work of St. John of the Cross a.The book is a systematic treatment of the ascetical life in pursuit of mystical union with Christ, giving advice and reporting on his own experience. John of the Cross a Spanish mystic and major figure of the Catholic Reformation in 16th Century Spain. Considered to be his introductory work on mystical theology, this work begins with an allegorical poem. The rest of the text is a detailed explanation and interpretation of the poem. 182269Ascent of Mount CarmelJohn of the CrossE.
Translated By: E. Allison Peers Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 352 Vendor: Dover Publications.
Title: Ascent of Mount Carmel - St. John and the Cross By: St. John of the Cross Translated By: E. Publication Date: 2008 Dimensions: . 0 X . 8 X . 0 (inches) Weight: 15 ounces ISBN: 0486468372 ISBN-13: 9780486468372 Stock No: WW468372.
Stay Connected: Philosophy and Religion. Dover Philosophical Classics . Eastern Philosophy and Religion. Western Philosophy and Religion. And when St. John of the Cross was proclaimed to be a Doctor of the Church, Pope Pius XI praised his work as "a guide and handbook for the man of faith who proposes to embrace a life of perfection. The writings of the pious Carmelite priest, as well as those of St. Teresa of Avila, are regarded as the peak of Spanish mysticism. Reprint of Ascent of Mount Carmel from The Complete Works of Saint John of the Cross (Volume I), originally published by The Newman Bookshop, Westminster, Maryland, 1946.
Ascent of Mount Carmel (Spanish: Subida del Monte Carmelo) is a 16th-century spiritual treatise by Spanish Catholic mystic and poet Saint John of the Cross. The book is a systematic treatment of the ascetical life in pursuit of mystical union with Christ, giving advice and reporting on his own experience
S. John of the Cross assumes his reader to be familiar with the rudiments of the spiritual life and therefore omits detailed description of the most elementary of the exercises incumbent upon all Christians. The plan of the Ascent of Mount Carmel (which, properly speaking, embraces its sequel, the Dark Night), follows the lines of the poem with the latter title (p. 10).
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Nihil obstat: ceorgivs smith, . Imprimatvr: e. morrogh bernard. Westmonasterii: die XXIV septembris MCMLII. To the discalced carmelites of castile, With abiding memories of their hospitality and kindness in madrid, ávila and burgos, but above all of their devotion to saint john of the cross, I dedicate this translation.