John of the Cross


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John of the Cross

Saint. original name Juan de Yepis y Alvarez. 1542--91, Spanish Carmelite monk, poet, and mystic. He founded the Discalced Carmelites with Saint Teresa (1568). Feast day: Dec. 14
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John of the Cross (Born 1542--Died 14 December 1591), was a great mystic of the Christian tradition who knew suffering first-hand.
The original composition of the body is a view from, supposedly, God the Father, though Dali himself took the composition from a sketch John of the Cross made after a mystical experience in which he saw the cross from that point of view.
FEAST OF JOHN OF THE CROSS 1503: French astrologer Nostradamus - still famous for his obscurely-expressed and variously-interpreted prophecies - was born.
Thus, essay topics include treatments of Olympians of Spanish mysticism such as Ignatius of Loyola, John of the Cross, and Teresa of Avila.
The Christ Of St John Of The Cross will be away from its permanent home at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow for six months.
It's a book for anyone who might be interested in finding out what mystics like Hildegard of Bingen, John of the Cross or Thomas Merton might suggest to bring prayer and nature together.
Mysticism for Beginners: John of the Cross Made Easy.
November's The Examined Life ("The real lives of the saints") claimed that Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross had both been imprisoned by the Spanish Inquisition for investigations related to their style of "mental prayer.
John of the Cross rooted his meditations in the spiritual interpretation of the Song of Solomon, likening eros to agape, or at least recognizing one as the tutor for the next.
John of the Cross was a 16th-century Spanish mystic and Carmelite priest.
Anyone who reads St John of the Cross and Gawain as well as knowing the ins and outs of an Ariel Square Four and the life of Che Guevara has to be worth a bedside dib.