St. John of the Cross


The clearest exposition of the life and teachings of the diminutive Carmelite Friar whose influence has been so very profound.

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The clearest exposition of the life and teachings of the diminutive Carmelite Friar whose influence has been so very profound.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826475619
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 6/30/2010
  • Series: Outstanding Christian Thinkers Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 180
  • Sales rank: 849,198
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr Peter Tyler is Director of the Pastoral Theology programme at St Mary's University College, Twickenham, London. His previous writings include John of the Cross: Outstanding Christian Thinker (Continuum 2010), Sources of Transformation — Revitilizing Christian Spirituality (Continuum 2010, edited with Dr Edward Howells) and The Way of Ecstasy — Praying with St Teresa of Avila (Canterbury-SCM 1997).

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Why John? 1

1 'An Odd Person in an Odd Country at an Odd Time' 9

2 John the Theologian 39

3 John the Mystic 59

4 John the Psychologist 79

5 John the Artist 99

6 John and Interfaith Dialogue 123

7 John for Today: Pastoral Theologian and Spiritual Director 143

Acknowledgements 153

Bibliography 155

Index 169

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