The Living Flame of Love

The Living Flame of Love

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St John of the Cross was a Carmelite friar and mystic who lived in Spain in the second half of the sixteenth century. He helped Teresa of Avila with her reform of the Carmelite Order and was imprisoned for political reasons. He wrote this beautiful poem on the love between the soul and God while in prison in Toledo. The work consists of the poem and a prose commentary on it. St John of the Cross was a Carmelite friar and mystic who lived in Spain in the second half of the sixteenth century. He helped Teresa of Avila with her reform of the Carmelite Order and was imprisoned for political reasons. He wrote this beautiful poem on the love between the soul and God while in prison in Toledo. The work consists of the poem and a prose commentary on it. 'Justly celebrated as a milestone in Spanish literature as well as a spiritual classic.' (Baroness Cox, from the Introduction).
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Product details

  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 7.62mm | 90.72g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0281077118
  • 9780281077113
  • 2,388,153

About Baroness Caroline Cox

Baroness Caroline Cox is a cross-bench member of the House of Lords, and founder and CEO of the Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust.
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