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Teresa of Avila (1515-82), also called St. Teresa of Jesus, was a Spanish nun and one of the great mystics and religious women of the Roman Catholic Church. She was the leader of the Carmelite Reform, which restored and emphasized the austerity and contemplative character of this religious order. Canonized in 1622, she was elevated to Doctor of the Church by Pope Paul VI in 1970, the first woman to be so honored.
Number of Pages: 240
Vendor: Random House
Publication Date: 1972
|Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.37 (inches)|
The Life of Teresa of Jesus: The Autobiography of Teresa of AvilaTeresa of AvilaRandom House / 1991 / Trade Paperback$14.39 Retail:
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Invincible Spirits: A Thousand Years of Women's Spiritual WritingsFelicity LengWm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2007 / Trade Paperback$18.00 Retail:
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One of the most celebrated works on mystical theology in existence, as timely today as when St. Teresa of Avila wrote it centuries ago, this is a treasury of unforgettable maxims on self-knowledge and fulfillment.
E. ALLISON PEERS is the translator of many great works of Spanish verse and mysticism.