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St. John of the Cross poems.

John of the Cross

St. John of the Cross poems.

With a translation by Roy Campbell.

by John of the Cross

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Published by Penguin Books in [Harmondsworth] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsCampbell, Roy, 1901-1957,
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ6400 J8 A17 1968C
The Physical Object
Pagination109p.
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18602603M


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John of the Cross is considered one of Spanish literature’s most important poets, and his works have been translated many times since his death.

In the 20th century, poets John Frederick Nims and Willis Barnstone translated the poetry of St. John of the Cross into English. Poems by This Poet. Appeared in Poetry Magazine. John of the Cross (San Juan de la Cruz) did not write many poems, or, if he did, he took little care to preserve them.

Barnstone, in his introduction, thus likens St. John of the Cross to Emily Dickinson, who likewise did not seek widespread distribution of her poetry in her lifetime/5(9). Saint John of the Cross, in spanish: San Juan de la Cruz ( – ), was spanish mystic, a roman catholic saint, a carmelite friar and a priest who was born at Fontiveros, Old Castile.

He is also known for his writings. Both his poetry and his studies on the growth of the soul are considered the summit of mystical Spanish literature and one of the peaks of all Spanish literature. His Author: John of The Cross. In The Poems of St. John of the Cross John Frederick Nims presents his superlative translation of the complete poems, re-creating the religious fervor of St.

John's art. This dual-language edition makes available the original Spanish from the Codex of Sanlúcon de Barrameda with facing English translations. The work concludes with two essays /5(14). John of the Cross, as he now called himself, became the first master of novices, and laid the foundation of the spiritual edifice which soon was to assume majestic proportions.

He filled various posts in different places until St. Teresa called him to Avila as director and confessor to the convent of the Incarnation, of which she had been. THE POEMS PREFACE TO THE THIRD EDITION The poems of San Juan de la Cruz have now been with me for over a quarter of a century.

The first of these ed in Poetry in '1. The complete poems were published in and (revised) in Here they are again, with the greatest of them again reworked, in a way which I hope brings.

The Poems of St. John of the Cross book. Read 41 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. San Juan de la Cruz, the great sixteenth-century /5. No Christian has with so much detail, outlined the spiritual journey as St. John of The Cross. Indirectly commentating on the work of St.

Dionysius the Areopagite, each introduces a poem and then for most of the rest of the book, expands on each word and line, universalizing the meaning in such a way that it makes the words translucent and effaced to the Hidden Truth underneath/5.

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San Juan de la Cruz, the great sixteenth-century Spanish mystic, is regarded by many as Spain’s finest poet. Passionate, ecstatic, and spiritual, his poems are a blend of exquisite lyricism and profound mystical thought. In The Poems of St.

John of the Cross John Frederick Nims presents his superlative translation of the complete poems, re-creating the religious fervor of St.

John’s art. The Poems Of St. John Of The Cross, translated by Ken Krabbenhoft. While St. John of the Cross is best known for his famous poem “Dark Night Of The Soul” [1], a poem whose mystic discussion of the rapturous love between God and believers has inspired many people, even those whose religious identity is somewhat dark and mysterious, he wrote a fair amount of other poetry as.

In The Poems of St. John of the Cross John Frederick Nims presents his superlative translation of the complete poems, re-creating the religious fervor of St.

John's art. This dual-language edition makes available the original Spanish from the Codex of Sanlúcon de Barrameda with facing English : University of Chicago Press. by St John of the Cross The Dark Night narrates the journey of the soul from her bodily home to her union with God.

It happens during the night, which represents the hardships and difficulties she meets in detachment from the world and reaching the light of the union with the Creator.

John of the Cross (Spanish: Juan de la Cruz; – 14 December ), Carmelite friar and priest of converso origin, is a major figure of the Spanish Counter-Reformation, a mystic and Roman Catholic is one of thirty-six Doctors of the Church.

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The poems of St. John of the Cross User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. John of the Cross, a 16th-century mystic, wrote a small body of poems, many of them while he was imprisoned for his involvement in St.

Teresa of Avila's monastic reform movement. A friendly jailer Read full reviewReviews: 1. The poems of St John of the Cross, with their mystic depth and spiritual ecstasy, stand among the world's great poems of Divine Love in all traditions. St John is one of the Roman Catholic Doctors of the Church, was a reformer of the Carmelite Order, and co-founder with St.

The Poems of St. John of the Cross, translated by Ken Krabbenhoft, disappoints on two levels: the work itself and the translation. More than half the work consists of paraphrases of or embellishments on the Scriptures: Cántico espiritual (Spiritual canticle)makes a hash of the Song of Solomon; En una noche oscura (On a dark night), also imitative of the Song of Solomon, is a bit more graceful /5(13).

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St John of the Cross’ book ‘Dark Night of the Soul’ is basically a commentary on this poem, which is allegorical, without denying its mystic erotic sensuality (after all the mystics affirm that the verb ‘knowing’ in knowing God is the same as that used for ‘knowing’ one another in marriage).

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John of the Cross, ; canonized ; feast day December 14), one of the greatest Christian mystics and Spanish poets, doctor of the church, reformer of Spanish monasticism, and cofounder of the contemplative order of Discalced Carmelites.

John became a. Lately I’ve been getting lost in the language of St. John of the Cross. John, if you don’t know, was a 16th century Spanish mystic who wrote some of the most remarkable poetry ever penned on the mystery of God. His language ascends to heights rarely touched by human beings.

Book Descriptions: St. John of the Cross was considered to be one of the greatest Spanish poets. Collected here are twenty of his amazing poems including The Dark Night, A Spiritual Canticle of the Soul and the Bridegroom Christ, Love's Living Flame, By the Waters of Babylon, and many others.

Professor Lawrence S. Cunningham´s vignette on St. John of the Cross presented a street-wise poet-mystic-reformer. John´s friendship with. Founder (with St. Teresa) of the Discalced Carmelites, doctor of mystic theology, b.

at Hontoveros, Old Castile, 24 June, ; d. at Ubeda, Andalusia, 14 Dec., John de Yepes, youngest child of Gonzalo de Yepes and Catherine Alvarez, poor silk weavers of Toledo, knew from his earliest years the hardships of life. The father, originally of a good family but disinherited on account of his.

Get this from a library. The poems of St. John of the Cross. [John of the Cross, Saint; John Frederick Nims] -- "San Juan de la Cruz, the great sixteenth-century Spanish mystic, is regarded by many as Spain's finest poet.

Passionate, ecstatic, and spiritual, his poems are a blend of exquisite lyricism and. This revised edition of The Collected Works of St. John of the Cross was produced to mark the fourth centenary of the death of St. John of the Cross (–). The result is an English translation of his writings that preserves the authentic meaning of the great mystic’s writings, presents them as clearly as possible, and at the same time.

From the DJ: "Long recognized as one of the world's supreme lyric poets, St. John of the Cross, was a poor peasant who became a monk. The mysticism of St. John rises out of the nature of human love. For this Spanish poet, the language of human passion became the metaphor for divine love.".

Dark Night of the Soul (Spanish: La noche oscura del alma) is a poem written by the 16th-century Spanish mystic and poet St. John of the author himself did not give any title to his poem, on which he wrote two book-length commentaries: Ascent of Mount Carmel (Subida del Monte Carmelo) and The Dark Night (Noche Oscura.

6. The active night of the senses involves our own effort, supported by grace, to mortify the inordinate desires of the senses (St John of the Cross often uses the phrase, “mortification of the appetites”).All the things we outwardly or secretly love and desire, which prevent us from setting our hearts on God, like creature wealth and selfish sensual pleasures, need to be put to rest, as.

The poem, Romances, by St. John of the Cross is one most appropriate as a meditation for these last days of Advent, since it is one of his few works that takes up the themes of Advent and Christmas.

In Our Heavenly Father’s eyes, we are members of the Body of Christ. We are the Bride He has prepared for His Son from all eternity.The Poems of St. John of the Cross | Willis Barnstone, St. John of the Cross.

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