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Poetry of St. John of the Cross
From: THE COLLECTED WORKS OF ST. JOHN OF THE CROSS,
translated by Kieran Kavanaugh, OCD, and Otilio
Rodriguez, OCD, revised edition (1991).
Copyright 1991 ICS Publications.
Introduction To The Poetry
The Spiritual Canticle
The Dark Night
The Living Flame Of Love
Stanzas concerning an ecstasy experienced in high contemplation.
Stanzas of the soul that suffers with longing to see God.
Stanzas given a spiritual meaning.
Stanzas applied spiritually to Christ and the soul.
Song of the soul that rejoices in knowing God through faith.
A romance on the psalm "By the waters of Babylon" [Ps. 137].
A gloss (with spiritual meaning).
The Spiritual Canticle (CB)
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