The identity of the author of The Cloud of Unknowing is not known, but he was undoubtedly an English priest who lived during the latter half of the 14th century.
A. C. Spearing is Professor of English at the University of Virginia. He has published widely on medieval literature and has translated Julian of Norwich's Revelations of Divine Love for Penguin Classics.--This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Very interesting book. A classic of English medieval mysticism.Published 10 months ago by Douglas Henry
Very challenging to read but sublime writing. Not for those who are out for an easy way into Christian spirituality but for a more seasoned spiritual travellers.Published 14 months ago by Mr E.L. Newsome
It was hard to get into but very rewarding once I managed it. I find it best reading this particular work at a rate of no more than a chapter a day, allowing time for reflection.Published 22 months ago by Ian D
I bought it because it is about making contact with a spiritual entity (God). I liked it because it matches other sources in placing great empahsis on clearing the mind of existing... Read morePublished 24 months ago by Witchwork