El Cantico Espiritual

El Cantico Espiritual


El Cantico Espiritual

 


by
San Juan de la Cruz

  • Author: San Juan de la Cruz
  • Type: Mobi type
  • Pages: 208 pages
  • ISBN: none
  • ASIN: 9781537229027
  • Edition Language: English


  • San Juan de la Cruz (English: St. Book El Cantico Espiritual John of the Cross), born Juan de Yepes ГЃlvarez, 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 ГЃvila, 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.