The Word Among Us

September 2009 Issue

A Human Path to God

John of the Cross shows us the way.

By: Richard P. Hardy

A Human Path to God: John of the Cross shows us the way. by Richard P. Hardy

As I mentioned in my previous article, the demands and the apparent harshness of the path that St. John of the Cross suggests in his writings can seem overwhelming.

But if we read a little more closely, we will find that John has often been presented in an ethereal, almost unrealistic way. In reality,...

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