The Cloud of Unknowing
And the Book of Privy Counseling
|Author: Johnston, William (Ed)||Year: 1996|
|Publisher: Random House||Pages: 224|
|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.