BK3 Chap 2 – 6 – The Ascent of Mt. Carmel by St. John of the Cross – Mp3 audio & Text Podcast

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BK3 Chap 2 – 6 – “The Ascent of Mt. Carmel” by St. John of the Cross

translated by David Lewis
read by Ed Humpal

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Book 3

Which treats of the purgation of the active night of the memory and will. Gives instruction how the soul is to behave with respect to the apprehensions of these two faculties, that it may come to union with God, according to the two faculties aforementioned, in perfect hope and charity.


Chapter 2

Three kinds of evils to which the soul is liable when not in darkness; with respect to the knowledge and reflections of the memory. Explanation of the first

Chapter 3

Of the second evil, coming from the evil spirit through the natural apprehensions of the memory

Chapter 4

Of the third evil, proceeding from the distinct natural knowledge of the memory

Chapter 5

The profitableness of forgetfulness and emptiness, with regard to all thoughts and knowledge, which naturally occur to the memory

Chapter 6

Of the second kind of apprehensions: the imaginary and supernatural


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