Included in The Collected Works are St. John’s poetry, The Ascent of Mt. Carmel, The Dark Night, The Spiritual Canticle, and The Living Flame o Love, as well as his extant letters and other counsels. In addition to the respective page listings in the contents, this new edition features gray page tabs that separate the individual works, enabling the reader to more easily locate a desired section of the book. Complementing St. John’s writings are a comprehensive General Introduction for the entire work, as well as brief, enlightening introductions for each specific work, explaining theme and structure. These are enhanced by new and expanded footnotes, a glossary of terms, and general, and scriptural indices.