Monastic Monks, Mystics etcs. writings on Materialism?


I would like to read about Monastic monks or mystics that wrote from a Catholic position about materialism and the escape from it. Can anyone point me to online sources or books? thanks

I would like to compare this to other religions escape from the material world if that helps any.


For starters, you can access the works of St. John of the Cross here:


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