Night as a world-view

Milky Way over Cathedral Rock
Night is the necessary cosmic expression of St. John of the Cross’s mystical world-view. – Edith Stein

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  1. “Night is the necessary cosmic expression of St. John of the Cross’s mystical world-view. That the night-symbol prevails is a sign that the poet and mystic is spokesman in the writings of the holy Doctor of the Church rather than the theologian”

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