The Cloud of Unknowing

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And the Book of Privy Counseling

Author: Johnston, William (Ed) Year: 1996
Publisher: Random House Pages: 224
Binding: Paperback
Code: 385030975 Series: IMAGE

William Johnston- an authority on the fourteenth century spirituality and specifically on the writing of this unknown author- provides a substantive and accessible introduction detailing what is known about the history of this text and its relevance throughout the ages. Also included here is the author's other principal work, The Book of Privy Counseling- a short and moving text on the way to enlightenment through a total loss of self and consciousness only of the divine.