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Published: 19 November 2020

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780198863069

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John of the Cross

Desire, Transformation, and Selfhood

Sam Hole

Christian Theology in Context

  • Examines the theology and subsequent reception of sixteenth-century Spanish friar John of the Cross in its social, historical, and cultural context
  • Presents a significant new interpretation which will be of interest both to scholars of theology, Christian spirituality, pastoral theology, and mysticism
  • Offers the first book-length argument in English for the priority of John's prose work over his poetry