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St John of the Cross: His Origins

St John of the Cross: His Origins
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Author: Balbino Velasco

Product Code:  B1773
ISBN:  9788872881187
Publisher:  edizione carmelitane
Format:  Paperback
Pages:  242

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St. John of the Cross - His Origins, was first published in Spanish in 2009 by Fr. Balbino Velasco, O.Carm. The book has been translated into English by Fr. Joseph Chalmers, O.Carm., Prior General of the Carmelite Order between 1995 and 2007. Fr. Joseph writes in the introduction: It is impossible to understand this spiritual genius without understanding something of where he has come from and what formed him. St. John of the Cross has been studied from virtually every angle imaginable but a sadly neglected element is his Carmelite formation and what influence that might have played on his spirituality. In this book several commonly accepted facts surrounding the early life of St. John of the Cross are challenged or shown to have no basis but it is always done in a very gentle fashion. The suggestion is that St. John's Carmelite formation has had a much more profound influence than previously imagined. From the popular series 'Carmel in the World Paperbacks'.


Publisher: edizione carmelitane
Pages: 242
ISBN: 9788872881187
More by this Author: Balbino Velasco
Keywords: Carmelite books Saint John of the Cross

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