Ascent To Truth

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Bloomsbury Academic, Nov 16, 1994 - Religion - 258 pages
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Showing that the summit of ultimate truth is reached in contemplation, this book offers an exposition of the doctrines of St John of the Cross. The expositions and meditations are nourishment for the spirit journeying towards truth.

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Merton's book is an excellent, albeit dense, explanation of St. John of the Cross's mystical doctrine. This might not be the best introduction to St. John of the Cross, but it is an effective argument for the importance of the use of reason in the spiritual life. Read full review

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Okay, this was marked down as 'read' over on Facebook. But if I ever got there, I can't remember. Maybe I never did. I should read it again. Read full review

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