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St. John of the Cross

Religion (24-Jun-1542 — 14-Dec-1591)


Gerald Brenan. St John of the Cross: His Life and Poetry. Cambridge University Press. 1975. 232pp. With a translation of the poetry by Lynda Nicholson.

Léon Cristiani. St. John of the Cross: Prince of Mystical Theology. Doubleday. 1962. 298pp. Translation.

Daniel A. Dombrowski. St. John of the Cross: An Appreciation. SUNY Press. 1992. 223pp.

Thomas Dubay. Fire Within: St. Teresa of Avila, St. John of the Cross, and the Gospel, on Prayer. Ignatius Press. 1989. 358pp.

Peter Feldmeier. Christianity Looks East: Comparing the Spiritualities of John of the Cross and Buddhaghosa. Paulist Press. 2006. 166pp.

Bede Frost. Saint John of the Cross, 1542-1591, Doctor of Divine Love: An Introduction to His Philosophy, Theology and Spirituality. Hodder & Stoughton. 1937. 411pp.

R. A. Herrera. Silent Music: The Life, Work, and Thought of St. John of the Cross. William B. Eerdmans Publishing. 2004. 166pp.

Crisógono de Jesús. The Life of St. John of the Cross. Longmans. 1958. 400pp.

Eugene A. Maio. St. John of the Cross: The Imagery of Eros. Playor. 1973. 281pp.

Justin Panakal (editor). St. John of the Cross: Studies on His Life, Doctrine, and Times. Jyothir Dhara Publications. 1991. 133pp.

Steven Payne. John of the Cross and the Cognitive Value of Mysticism: An Analysis of Sanjuanist Teaching and Its Philosophical Implications for Contemporary Discussions of Mystical Experience. Springer. 1990. 243pp.

Edith Stein. The Science of the Cross: A Study of St. John of the Cross. Chicago: Henry Regnery. 1960. 243pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.787)

  6. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.129)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.532)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.263)

  9. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.160)

  10. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.282)

  11. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.103)

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