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St. John of the Cross and the dark night

understanding his ascent and dark night in easy stages

by Bourne, Peter

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Published by Wenzel Press in Long Beach, CA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPeter Bourne.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 94/13500 (B)
The Physical Object
Pagination206 p. :
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1438190M
ISBN 100930887158
LC Control Number93060166
OCLC/WorldCa30439280

A sequel and continuation of Ascent of Mount Carmel, the Dark Night of the Soul is a spiritually moving and mystical book. In it, St. John of the Cross continues his description of the soul's journey--the "dark night"--to the "divine union of the love of God." A poet at heart, St. John describes the journey and the union with beautifully rich. In a step-by-step process, he shows how God can use this 'dark night' to eventually bring our human spirits into greater illumination, revealing heavenly wisdom and the passion of divine JOHN OF THE CROSS ( ), born Juan de Yepes Alvarez, was a Spanish mystic, Catholic saint, Carmelite friar and priest, from Fontiveros, Old :

St. John of the Cross: Dark Night of the Soul - Christian Classics Ethereal Library FOR the greater clearness of what has been said, and of what has still to be said, it is well to observe at this point that this purgative and loving knowledge or Divine light whereof we here speak acts upon the soul which it is purging and preparing for perfect. by St John of the Cross: Book Two: Ch 1. [The beginning of the treatise on the dark night of the spirit. Explains when this night commences.] 1. If His Majesty intends to lead the soul on, he does not put it in this dark night of spirit immediately after its going out from the aridities and trials of the first purgation and night of sense.

The dark night of St. Paul of the Cross, an 18th century monk, lasted 45 years. St. John of the Cross saw his dark night of the soul, not as Divine abandonment but .   Dark Night of the Soul by St. John of the Cross - Winter Reading Book Review The Kansas City Public Library. St. John of the Cross - Dark Night of the Soul (Audiobook) - Duration:


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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, Letters, and The Minor Works) Saint John of the /5(26).

Dark Night of the Soul, a 16th-century mystical text written by the Carmelite monk St. John of the Cross, ranks among Christianity’s most helpful answers to this enduring question.

In St. John’s vision of spiritual life, the pain of /5(). DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL by Saint John of the Cross DOCTOR OF THE CHURCH THIRD REVISED EDITION Translated and edited, with an Introduction, by E. ALLISON PEERS from the critical edition of P. SILVERIO DE SANTA TERESA, C.D.

TO THE DISCALCED CARMELITES OF CASTILE, WITH ABIDING MEMORIES OF THEIR HOSPITALITY AND KINDNESS IN File Size: KB. JOHN OF THE CROSS, 16th Century The Dark Night of the Soul. John of the Cross [] was a major figure of the Counter-Reformation, a Spanish mystic, Roman Catholic saint, Carmelite friar and priest.

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.

St. John of the Cross was profoundly human in the most integral sense of what that means. His journey of the Dark Night of the Soul is a map into what it means to be transformed through trauma and grief and arrive at an inner union of our human and divine nature/5(). In Dark Night, John often uses more metaphor to explain the metaphors, sometimes obscurely.

He is often repetitive. Words seem to change meanings. And the book is incomplete; St. John apparently abandoned it before explicating the entire poem. (This edition contains in translation the complete text of what St. John wrote: it is the Dark Night /5().

Dark Night Of The Soul describes the painful experiences and their significance on the spiritual journey of St. John. The dark night is perceived by mystics and practicing monks from several religions to be a blessing in disguise, whereby the individual is stripped (in the dark night of the senses) of the spiritual ecstasy associated with acts of virtue.

“The dark night of the soul” is what St. John of the Cross describes as “purgative contemplation,” in which God specifically darkens a person’s will, intellect, and senses in order to test the authenticity of one’s love for God. The active night of the senses involves our own effort, supported by grace, to mortify the inordinate desires of the senses (St John of the Cross often uses the phrase, “mortification of the appetites”).All the things we outwardly or secretly love and desire, which prevent us from setting our hearts on God, like creature wealth and selfish sensual pleasures, need to be put.

The Dark Night, St. John of the Cross (Translated by Mirabai Starr), Riverhead Books, New York,ISBN ; Poems of St John of The Cross (Translated and Introduction by Kathleen Jones), Burns and Oates, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, UK,ISBN   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, Letters, and The Minor Works) [Revised Edition] St. John of the Cross. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $/5(13).

In the second book, St. John describes the dark night of the spirit. It is during this dark night that God works to bring the spirit into perfect union and love with God. In a similar way as in the first book, St.

John describes how a soul traveling through this dark night will feel and what it. That's what The Dark Night of the Soul is all about. John of the Cross (Spanish: San Juan de la Cruz; [1] – 14 December ) was a major figure of the Counter-Reformation, a Spanish mystic. John of the Cross.

This document has been generated from XSL (Extensible Stylesheet Langua Book The First. Wherein is described the nature of dark night and how necessary it is to pass through it to Divine union; and in particular this book describes the dark night of sense, and desire, and the evils which these work.

John left us many books of practical advice on spiritual growth and prayer that are just as relevant today as they were then. These books include: Ascent of Mount Carmel, Dark Night of the Soul and A Spiritual Canticle of the Soul and the Bridegroom Christ.

The Dark Night of the Spirit or Dark Night of the Soul is a crushing desolation where the soul learns to love the cross of Christ. With a desire to be more like Christ and to share in His life, the perfect learn to love persecution, humiliations, disgrace, and other problems in life since they see in them a perfect conformity to God.

From the outside, depression and the dark night of the soul bear a striking resemblance to one another. And they're not entirely separate things. As St. John of the Cross noted long ago, depression (or as they called it in the 17th century, melancholia) can go hand in hand with a dark night, whether by exacerbating it or resulting from it.

Written in the 16th century by a reform-minded Carmelite monk, “Dark Night of the Soul” is a treatise focusing on the metaphor of a dark night to represent a lonely phase in one’s personal spiritual life.

Saint John was a Roman Catholic mystic and a Spanish poet, and this work reflects his mystical stages toward union with : Wilder Publications, Inc. That's what The Dark Night of the Soul is all about. The Ascent of Mount Carmel St. John of the Cross (San Juan de la Cruz) was a Carmelite monk.

He was a friend of St. Teresa of Avila, although they seldom met face to face; and like her, he was dedicated to bringing back the more rigorous old Carmelite rule for those who wished to follow it.

Part poetic masterpiece, part mystic treatise, The Dark Night of the Soul, by 16th century Carmelite monk St. John of the Cross, addresses the feeling of being forgotten by the Presence of the Almighty that every Christian desirous of walking more closely with God must pass through in order to learn to walk by faith and not by sight.

by St John of the Cross The Dark Night narrates the journey of the soul from her bodily home to her union with God. It happens during the night, which represents the hardships and difficulties she meets in detachment from the world and .John of the Cross’ Poem on the Dark Night of the Soul.

For Lent this year I’m re-reading John of the Cross’ 16th Century writings, including his poem and explanations on the Dark Night of the Soul.

I’ve been meditating on this most famous stanza from his poem: One dark night, Fired with love’s urgent longings — Ah, the sheer grace!St. John of the Cross identifies three signs that signify a person is experiencing a dark night of the soul.

At first glance, these share a striking similarity with modern signs and symptoms of.