Saturday, December 14, 2013

Influence of St. John of the Cross in the 17th Century | THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF THE CARMELITE ORDER

Influence of St. John of the Cross in the 17th Century | THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF THE CARMELITE ORDER

The first disciples of St. John of the Cross, unaffected by the scholasticism which was to prevail afterward, follow his Trinitarian schema. José de Jesús Maria (Quiroga) wrote Subida del alma a Dios (Madrid  1656-59) and Inocencio de San Andrés  (d.1620) wrote  Teologiá  mística y espejo de la vida eterna.Cecilia del Nacimiento  (1570-1646) wrote De la transformación del alma en Dios. 
There were others who did not depend as closely on John of the Cross but who were nevertheless outstanding and influential in their own right. Among these were Juan de Jesús Maria (Aravalles  d. 1609)  who redacted the Instrucción de Novicios for the Discalced Carmelites. The great mystic Juan de Jesús Maria (Sampedro 1564-1615)  played an important role in the spiritual formation in the Italian Discalced congregation.........

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