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John of the Cross Biography and Poems

John of the Cross Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on John of the Cross, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by of the Cross, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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John of the Cross (San Juan de la Cruz) (24 June 1542 – 14 December 1591), born Juan de Yepes Alvarez, was a major figure of the Counter-Reformation, a Spanish mystic, Catholic saint, Carmelite friar and priest, born at Fontiveros, Old Castile.. Spanish mystic and poet

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