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The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila by Herself (Penguin Classics)

by Teresa of Avila

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Published by Penguin Classics .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsJ. M. Cohen (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7355075M
ISBN 100140440739
ISBN 109780140440737

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  Carlos Eire, the T.L. Riggs Professor of History and Religious Studies (Princeton University Press) “ The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila” is considered among the most remarkable accounts ever written of the human encounter with the divine. The “Life” is not really an autobiography at all, but rather a confession written for inquisitors by a nun whose raptures and mystical claims had   At the request of her confessors, she wrote one of the greatest works on prayer, her autobiography, best known as The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila by Herself, which she completed in According to J. M. Cohen, who wrote the introduction, her autobiography is the second most widely read prose classic of ://


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Saint Teresa of Ávila, also called Saint Teresa of Jesús, was a prominent Spanish mystic, Carmelite nun, and writer of the Counter Reformation. She was a reformer of the Carmelite Order and is considered to be, along with John of the Cross, a founder of the Discalced :// Born in the Castilian town of Avila inTeresa entered the Carmelite convent of the Incarnation when she was twenty-one.

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Like many of her writings her autobiography has a didactic tone as it intends to instruct the reader on how to   X. Of a Revelation to the Saint at Avila,and of Directions concerning the Government of the Order XI. Written from Palencia in May,and addressed to Don Alonzo Velasquez, Bishop of Osma, who had been when Canon of Toledo, one of the Saint's Confessors 5 The Life of St.

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Cohen Introduction [The Saint's Prepatory Note] 1. How the Lord began to rouse her soul in childhood to a love of virtue, and what a help it is in this respect to have good parents. :// Born in the Castilian town of Ávila inTeresa entered the Carmelite convent of the Incarnation when she was twenty-one.

Tormented by illness, doubts and self-recrimination, she gradually came to recognize the power of prayer and contemplation - her spiritual enlightenment was intensified by many visions and mystical experiences, including the piercing of her heart by a spear of divine :// The book as we have it gives an account of Teresa's life up to her fiftieth year,but it was certainly begun some seven or eight years before the date when it was asked for by her confessors, and was addressed in the first place to those four close spiritual friends whom she mentions in Chapter 16 as her fellow members of 'the Five'.

: The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila by Herself (Penguin Classics) () by Avila, Teresa Of and a great selection of similar New, Used Introduction: This note is merely a summary of Saint Teresa of Avila’s great book on Catholic mysticism, The Interior Castle, which was first published in The Saint herself, a Carmelite nun, was a great mystic, and her personal style of writing demonstrates that she composed The Interior Castle from profound personal experience.

The soul. Saint Teresa of Avila, Spanish nun, one of the great mystics, reformers, and religious women of the Roman Catholic Church. Author of numerous spiritual classics, she was elevated to doctor of the church by Pope Paul VI in Learn more about her life, mysticism, religious reforms, and :// About The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila by Herself.

Born in the Castilian town of Avila inTeresa entered the Carmelite convent of the Incarnation when she was twenty-one. Tormented by illness, doubts and self-recrimination, she gradually came to recognize the power of prayer and contemplation—her spiritual enlightenment was intensified by many visions and mystical experiences    Teresa of Avila - The Life of by "The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila by Herself" is the autobiographical account of Saint Teresa of Avila, a prominent 16th century Spanish mystic, Carmelite nun, theologian, and writer of the Counter Reformation.

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Teresa also relates the visiosn and instructions she recieved form God later in her life. This book also contains St. Teresa's writings on the four states of mental prayer.

In the first stage, believers learn to pray. In the second, they experience the supernatural aspect of ://