Dark Night of the Soul

Author: Saint John of the Cross
Publisher: Wyatt North Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 9781622780136
Release Date: 2014-03-01
Genre: Religion

St. John of the Cross is widely considered one of the most prolific and important poets of his time. In fact, in Spanish poetry, the Spiritual Canticle and Dark Night of the Soul are two of the most important works of all time. He is known for his rich use of symbolism and imagery within his poetry. Dark Night of the Soul is the title of a poem written by 16th-century Spanish poet and Roman Catholic mystic Saint John of the Cross, as well as of a treatise he wrote later, commenting on the poem.

Dark Night of the Soul

Author: John of the Cross
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101099483
Release Date: 2003-02-04
Genre: Religion

While imprisoned in a tiny prison cell for his attempts to reform the Church, sixteenth-century Spanish mystic John of the Cross composed many of his now classic poems of the soul’s longing for God. Written on a scroll smuggled to him by one of his guards, his songs are the ultimate expression of the spiritual seeker’s journey from estranged despair to blissful union with the divine After escaping his captors, John fell into a state of profound ecstasy and wrote Dark Night of the Soul. Later, he added an important commentary to his poem to guide other searching souls along the arduous path to communion with God. Here, for the first time, a scholar unaffiliated with the Catholic Church has translated this timeless work. Mirabai Starr, who has studied Buddhism, Hinduism, and Judaism, lends the seeker’s sensibility to John’s powerful text and brings this classic work to the twenty-first century in a brilliant and beautiful rendering

The Dark Night of the Soul

Author: Gerald G. May
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0061895172
Release Date: 2009-03-31
Genre: Religion

Now in paperback: a distinguished psychiatrist, spiritual counsellor and bestselling author shows how the dark sides of the spiritual life are a vital ingredient in deep, authentic, healthy spirituality. Gerald G. May, MD, one of the great spiritual teachers and writers of our time, argues that the dark 'shadow' side of the true spiritual life has been trivialised and neglected to our serious detriment. Superficial and naively upbeat spirituality does not heal and enrich the soul. Nor does the other tendency to relegate deep spiritual growth to only mystics and saints. Only the honest, sometimes difficult encounters with what Christian spirituality has called and described in helpful detail as 'the dark night of the soul' can lead to true spiritual wholeness. May emphasises that the dark night is not necessarily a time of suffering and near despair, but a time of deep transition, a search for new orientation when things are clouded and full of mystery. The dark gives depth, dimension and fullness to the spiritual life.

Dark Nights Of The Soul

Author: Thomas Moore
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781405511124
Release Date: 2011-10-06
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

A 'dark night of the soul' is not a psychological syndrome, but a quest for meaning during life's darkest hours: the loss of a loved one, the end of a relationship, ageing and illness, career disappointments or just an ongoing dissatisfaction with life. Thomas Moore's extensive experience as a psychologist and theologian has taught him that the dark night is a challenge to restore ourselves and to become someone of substance, depth and soul. By using these trying times as an opportunity to reflect and delve into the soul's deepest needs, we can find a new understanding of life's meaning. Dark Nights of the Soul has its roots in a favourite chapter in Thomas Moore's million copy bestseller, Care of the Soul. In this beautifully-written and thought-provoking work he explores our contemporary anxieties and insecurities and shows how these metaphoric dark nights can become transforming rites of passage.

Dark Night of the Soul

Author: St. John of the Cross
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781627932479
Release Date: 2013-07-01
Genre: Poetry

While imprisoned in a tiny prison cell for his attempts to reform the Church, sixteenth-century Spanish mystic John of the Cross composed many of his now classic poems of the soul's longing for God. Written on a scroll smuggled to him by one of his guards, his songs are the ultimate expression of the spiritual seeker's journey from estranged despair to blissful union with the divine After escaping his captors, John fell into a state of profound ecstasy and wrote Dark Night of the Soul. Later, he added an important commentary to his poem to guide other searching souls along the arduous path to communion with God. Here, for the first time, a scholar unaffiliated with the Catholic Church has translated this timeless work. Mirabai Starr, who has studied Buddhism, Hinduism, and Judaism, lends the seeker's sensibility to John's powerful text and brings this classic work to the twenty-first century in a brilliant and beautiful rendering

The Dark Night Of The Soul

Author: Aldivan Teixeira Torres
Publisher: Litres
ISBN: 9785041942342
Release Date: 2019-12-01
Genre: Fiction

“The dark night of soul” is the continuation of “The seer”. The main character returned to a mountain in search of answers for a troubled period of its life, moments who forgot of God, of its principles, losing itself in sins. In the mountain, “The seer” had contact with two “great beings”, who guided him to knowledge. This book is a passage full of dangers, pirates, a great adventure in the sea, bringing us reflections and questionings, for which we wonder: Would be possible that a criminal recovers, and, really would find the peace for its crimes? He would find forgiveness in itself? He would find the happiness? Or would be only an illusion?

Dark Night of the Soul

Author:
Publisher: Image
ISBN: 0385515111
Release Date: 2005-03-15
Genre: Religion

This new edition of the Image classic, with more than 100,000 copies sold, brings E. Allison Peers's magnificent translation of St. John of the Cross's masterpiece Dark Night of the Soul to a new generation of readers and will renew the interest of those already familiar with its soaring poetry and timeless truths. The sixteenth-century Carmelite monk St. John of the Cross stands alongside St. Teresa of Avila as the West's best known and most beloved Christian mystic. As Peers writes in the Introduction to his definitive translation of Dark Night of the Soul, "The most sublime of all Spanish mystics, he soars aloft on the wings of Divine love to heights known hardly to any of them... True to the character of his thought, his style is always forceful and energetic." Dark Night of the Soul follows the soul's journey from a state of abandonment and darkness to a loving union with God. In a voice at once grandiose and melodious, and a style that combines the systematic theology of St. Thomas Aquinas with rapturous poetry, St. John describes the process of moving away from routine religious rituals and embracing a Being who can be known only through love. His words, Peers writes, "are a wonderful illustration of the theological truth that grace, far from destroying nature, ennobles and dignifies it, and of the agreement always found between the natural and the supernatural -- between the principles of sound reason and the sublime manifestations of Divine grace." One of the greatest contributions to the literature of mysticism, Dark Night of the Soul offers support and encouragement to all who seek oneness with God.

Night Cycles

Author: Beth A Morey
Publisher:
ISBN: 0996623809
Release Date: 2015-07-23
Genre: Poetry

Night Cycles is the story of spiritual loss and rebirth, drawn from author Beth Morey's experience of that desert place Saint John of the Cross called"the dark night of the soul." Morey beckons us along as she descends into the deep yet vividly beautiful realms of mystery and unknowing, shedding layers and stale beliefs before returning to the light with vital new life and knowledge. In the tradition of mystic poets including Mark Nepo, Mary Oliver, and Rainer Maria Rilke, these textured poems from a fresh voice nourish the seeker within us all.

The Dark Night of the Soul

Author: Fiona Robertson
Publisher:
ISBN: 1916468608
Release Date: 2018-09
Genre: Self-actualization (Psychology)

In this profound and intelligent book, Fiona Robertson acts as companion and guide through the dark night of the soul or spiritual emergency. Capturing the essence of the dark night journey with compassion and clarity, she has created an evocative, inspiring work to give succour to all those who are touched by the dark night.

Dark Night of the Soul

Author: Kitty Thomas
Publisher: Burlesque Press
ISBN: 9781938639272
Release Date: 2015-07-14
Genre: Fiction

Night lasts a thousand hours. Forty sleeps—an endless desert of time when no one cares what happens to you until day. Helene has given up. Only concern for her sister's grave medical condition tethers her to the world she dreams of escaping through death. If only she could bring herself to end it. Caught out at night getting medicine for her sister, Helene is captured and taken as a slave for Gabriel, the mysterious ruler of the city. “Helene, I will take your struggle away. I will bring you back to life.”

The Dark Night of the Soul

Author: John Of the Cross
Publisher: BiblioBazaar, LLC
ISBN: 111038730X
Release Date: 2009-05
Genre: History

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The Dark Night Of The Soul

Author: Joan De La Creu
Publisher: Wentworth Press
ISBN: 1010588419
Release Date: 2019-03-21
Genre: History

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Dark Night of the Soul

Author: Pamela Kribbe
Publisher: Booklocker.com
ISBN: 1634908783
Release Date: 2015-11-15
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

In Dark Night of the Soul, therapist and writer Pamela Kribbe (PhD) describes her personal experience with depression and psychosis, and seeks to understand these phenomena from a spiritual perspective. The second part of the book contains a series of channeled messages about the meaning of severe crises, the need to face our own darkness, and the unfailing presence of love and compassion in our lives.