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Ascent of Mount Carmel (Triumph Classics)

John of the Cross

Ascent of Mount Carmel (Triumph Classics)

by John of the Cross

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Published by Triumph Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion - Classic Works,
  • Mysticism,
  • Christian Mysticism,
  • Religion,
  • Spain,
  • Leadership,
  • Catholic Church,
  • Doctrines,
  • Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsE. Allison Peers (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9764944M
    ISBN 100892434910
    ISBN 109780892434916
    OCLC/WorldCa228122472

      I remained, lost in oblivion; My face I reclined on the Beloved. All ceased and I abandoned myself, Leaving my cares forgotten among the lilies." Thus writes 16th century Spanish poet and mystic, St. John of the Cross. In this, his third work, the author reflects on the nature of a personal union with Christ, found in the abandonment of self.   One of St. John of the Cross' most important and insightful works, Ascent of Mount Carmel is a brilliant work of Christian mysticism. Considered one of the great Spanish poets, St. John depicts the soul's ascent to Mount Carmel--allegorically, the place of God--and the "dark night" that the soul must endure to reach it. St. John describes the different mystic experiences the soul encounters Brand:

    The Ascent of Mount Carmel is the third major work of St. John of the Cross, a Spanish mystic and major figure in the Catholic Reformation in the 16th century. This book is a systematic treatment of the ascetical life in pursuit of mystical union with Christ and is considered to be the introductory work on mystical theology/5(35). St. John of the Cross – Ascent of Mount Carmel Book 1, Chap Verse 12 “When you delay in something you cease to rush toward the all, For to go from the all to the all you must deny yourself of all in all. And when you come to the possession of all, you must possess it without wanting anything. Because if you desire to have something.

    A treatise on the spiritual poetry that St. John of the Cross () wrote while in prison, "Ascent of Mount Carmel" follows the soul on its journey toward perfection as it purifies itself and Combining philosophical rigor with spiritual discernment, John's writings continue to offer illuminating counsel for today's spiritual pilgrims. ‎Thomas Merton called John of the Cross "the greatest of all mystical theologians." This volume represents a contemporary English edition of John's rarely published work Ascent of Mount Carmel, a commentary on his entire spiritual vision. It recounts John's passage through a "dark.


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The Ascent of Mount Carmel Ascent of Mount Carmel book a beautifully written piece of prose of the finding of Christ, the subsequent devotion to him and the love that so characterizes the Father.

In that love the Holy Spirit of GOD reveals gems that did not and do not come thru religion or the mind of man but straight from the mind of Christ/5(13). Ascent of Mount Carmel (Spanish: Subida del Monte Carmelo) is a 16th-century spiritual treatise by Spanish Catholic mystic and poet Saint John of the Cross.

The book is a systematic treatment of the ascetical life in pursuit of mystical union with /5(41). The Ascent of Mount Carmel. Written between and in Granada, Spain, after John's escape from prison, the Ascent is illustrated by a diagram of the process outlined in the text of the Soul's progress to the summit of the metaphorical Mount Carmel where God is encountered/5.

introduction to the ascent of mount carmel AS will be seen from the biographical outline which we have given of the life of St. John of the Cross, this was the first of the Saint's treatises to be written; it was begun at El Calvario, and, after various intervals, due to the author's preoccupation with the business of government and the direction and care of souls, was completed at Granada.

“Ascent of Mount Carmel” is a 16th-century spiritual treatise by Spanish Catholic mystic and poet Saint John of the Cross. The book is a systematic treatment of the ascetical life in pursuit of mystical union with Christ, giving advice and reporting on his own experience/5(6).

Ascent Of Mount Carmel by St. John Of The Cross Treats of how the soul may prepare itself in order to attain in a short time to Divine union. THE ASCENT OF MOUNT CARMEL, BOOK ONE LESSON 1 READ: The Ascent of Mount. Carmel (from The Collected Works of St.

John of the Cross) Sketch, Poem, Prologue and Chapters 1 through 6 NOTE: You may want to do the responses below as you read, in order to save time.

One of St. John of the Cross' most important and insightful works, Ascent of Mount Carmel is a brilliant work of Christian mysticism. Considered one of the great Spanish poets, St. John depicts the soul's ascent to Mount Carmel--allegorically, the place of God--and the "dark night" that the soul must endure to reach it.

John describes the different mystic experiences the soul encounters on its way to union. 3 Ascent of Mount Carmel St. John of the Cross. The secret of St. John’s unique contribution to mystical theology was not simply his mysticism, for there have been other mystics; not even his profound grasp of Scripture, dogma, Thomism, and spiritual literature, for there have also been learned Size: 1MB.

Ascent of Mt. Carmel - Book the Third BOOK THE THIRD OF THE ASCENT OF MOUNT CARMEL. Which treats of the purgation of the active night of the memory and will. Gives instruction how the soul is to behave with respect to the apprehensions of these two faculties, that it may come to union with God, according to the two faculties aforementioned, in.

Readers of The Ascent of Mount Carmel: Reflections will thank Father Marc Foley for making John’s thought accessible and refreshingly contemporary.

The author shares with contemporary spiritual seekers his seasoned wisdom, gleaned from years of reading and teaching John of the Cross. the ascent of mount carmel This treatise explains how to reach divine union quickly.

It presents instruction and doctrine valuable for beginners and proficients alike that they may learn how to unburden themselves of all earthly things, avoid spiritual obstacles, and live in that complete nakedness and freedom of spirit necessary for divine union.

The Ascent of Mount Carmel Audio Preview The second book deals with the "night of faith". Then the third book deals with the "night of the memory and will". The final two books of the five book treatise are generally printed separately and called The Dark Night of the Soul.

So I. The Ascent of Mount Carmel, which he began composing after his escape from prison, is the story of the loneliness and suffering of the soul before its. Ascent of Mount Carmel. Argument. Stanzas. Prologue. Book The First. Wherein is described the nature of dark night and how necessary it is to pass through it to Divine union; and in particular this book describes the dark night of sense, and desire, and the evils which these work in the soul.

In Ascent of Mount Carmel: John of the Cross, John discusses the soul's need to pass through spiritual darkness before union with the divine can be possible. Ascent of Mt. Carmel - Book the Second BOOK THE SECOND OF THE ASCENT OF MT.

CARMEL. Wherein is treated the proximate means of ascending to union with God, which is faith; and wherein therefore is described the second part of this night, which, as we said, belongs to the spirit, and is contained in the second stanza, which is as follows.

Saint John of the Cross provides practical suggestions for the proficient’s practice of contemplative prayer in Book II of The Ascent of Mount Carmel (Chapter 12), and then readdresses the signs which show that the proficient is truly called to leave meditation and pass on.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Ascent of Mount Carmel: Reflections by Marc Foley at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : ICS Publications. It is well to begin the “ascent” with chapter 5 of book 2 of the Ascent of Mount Carmel, wherein Saint John defines substantial union and mystical or transforming union.

The former is natural. From CCEL, “This book provides a hauntingly beautiful, profound, and mystical account of Christian spirituality.” This download also includes: A beneficial introduction to Ascent of Mount CarmelAuthor: Daniel So.Ascent of Mount Carmel - Chapter 12 - Book I, Chapter X, The Desires Make the Soul Lukewarm by Sermon Library.

Ascent of Mount Carmel - Chapter 13 - Book I, Chapter XI, Freedom from the. Readers of The Ascent of Mount Carmel: Reflections will thank Father Marc Foley for making John s thought accessible and refreshingly contemporary. The author shares with contemporary spiritual seekers his seasoned wisdom, gleaned from years of reading and teaching John of the Cross/5(26).