Description or summary of the book: St John of the Cross testifies to a God who longs to meet us in our deepest need. Whilst rejection and imprisonment played their part in the life of this sixteenth-century Spanish friar, John's poetry and prose reveal the beauty and power of a wondrous God. It gives us courage to believe in the possibility of change in our own lives, however unlikely or impossible this may seem. Father Iain Matthew uses this classic inspirational Christian writing as his starting point, and offers five interpretations which make its richness relevant to the modern reader.
Estimated reading time (average reader): 9H52M
Other categories, genre or collection: Anglican & Episcopalian Churches, Church Of England, Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church, Aspects Of Religion (non-Christian), Literary Studies: C 1500 To C 1800, Literary Studies: General, Christian Mysticism, Christian Books, Mysticism
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