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The Living Flame of Love

The Living Flame of Love
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Author: Elizabeth Ruth Obbard

Product Code:  B1537
ISBN:  9780904287882
Publisher:  New City Press
Format:  Paperback
Pages:  82

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Those who turn to spiritual classics for guidance and inspiration often find their style daunting. The original texts still have much to offer but their diction and idiom, chosen for another era and audience, pose an obstacle to many contemporary readers. "Classics for Everyone" aims to make some of the greatest Christian works accessible to all by retelling them in modern idiom. John of the Cross, an acknowledged master of spirituality, wrote The Living Flame not for his fellow Carmelites but for a layperson, a widow whom he had befriended. He reveals that the way of union is open to everyone, an especially powerful insight for a contemporary audience. The Living Flame, short though it is, contains a complete synthesis of his teaching.


Publisher: New City Press
Pages: 82
ISBN: 9780904287882
More by this Author: Elizabeth Ruth Obbard
Keywords: Carmelite books Saint John of the Cross

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