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Obra Completa 1 John of the Cross

Obra Completa 1

John of the Cross

Published June 30th 2005
ISBN : 9788420655871
Paperback
584 pages
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 About the Book 

John of the Cross (Spanish: Juan de la Cruz), born Juan de Yepes Alvarez, was a major Counter-Reformation figure, a Spanish mystic, Catholic saint, Carmelite friar & priest. He was a reformer of the Carmelite Order & is considered, along with St Teresa of Ávila, as a founder of the Discalced Carmelites. Hes also known for his writings. Both his poetry & his studies on the growth of the soul are considered the summit of mystical Spanish literature & a peak of all Spanish literature. He was canonized as a saint in 1726 by Pope Benedict XIII. He is one of the 33 Doctors of the Church.A.K.A: St John of the Cross