With this poem and commentary, the pre-eminent Catholic spiritualist, St. John of the Cross, maps his long and often dark spiritual journey. The contemplations of this Carmelite monk have encouraged generations of Christians to pursue Jesus Christ regardless of the immediate spiritual experience.
- Title: The Dark Night of the Soul
- Author: St. John of the Cross
- Translator: Gabriela Cunninghame Graham
- Publisher: London: John M. Watkins
- Publication Date: 1905
- Pages: 265
About St. John of the Cross
St. John of the Cross was born in 1542 in Spain and was a major figure of the Counter-Reformation. He died in 1591.