Dark Night of the Soul: (Authentic Original Classic) [NOOK Book]

Overview

All Christians experience dark nights times when everything seems to be going wrong with them. Some wallow in despair, others learn in darkness. St. John explains the four benefits of the dark night: 1. Delight of peace. 2. Habitual remembrance and thought of God. 3. Cleanness and purity of soul. Practice of the virtues. 4. Practice of the virtues

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Dark Night of the Soul: (Authentic Original Classic)

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Overview

All Christians experience dark nights times when everything seems to be going wrong with them. Some wallow in despair, others learn in darkness. St. John explains the four benefits of the dark night: 1. Delight of peace. 2. Habitual remembrance and thought of God. 3. Cleanness and purity of soul. Practice of the virtues. 4. Practice of the virtues

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780768497410
  • Publisher: Destiny Image, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/28/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 719,852
  • File size: 510 KB

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St. John of the Cross was a 16th century Spanish monk and mystic. The depth of his passion for Christ is clearly evident throughout his writings crafted from a keen mind and devoted spirit.

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  • Posted November 2, 2012

    highly recommend

    a true classic,something to ponder

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 1, 2010

    Not a good book unless you are a scholar.

    The Spanish to English translation needs further translation into modern English. It includes sentences that take a paragraph to finish, as well as quotes in Latin that she fails to translate into English. This book is not readable by an average reader.

    4 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 4, 2009

    Who was St.John of the Cross

    I have been seeing references to and quotes from the writings of St. John of the Cross for years, especially in writings in Yoga, Mindfulness Meditation, and poetry.

    Finally, curiosity got the best of me and I purchased this fascinating book. St. John of the Cross was an amazing character. It fascinates me to peek inside the mind of someone so different from myself. Also his statements about the development of a more spiritual mind are right on.

    People with his singleminded religious zeal have made huge impacts on the way we live. Think Plymouth Rock, the Crusades, the Salem witch hunts, the generosity of The Salvation Army, the fearlessness of the Jihadists, etc.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted July 30, 2013

    Highly Recommended. Literally.

    Astonishing. Humbling.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted July 15, 2012

    FBI;usa

    If you speak english you can understand that we are going to sue the people that creat this book.

    Att . FBI;usa

    0 out of 20 people found this review helpful.

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