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The Works of Teresa of Avila By Teresa of Avila Hodge
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This collection has the following works: The Interior Castle or The Mansions, 3rd Edition The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus, of The Order of Our Lady of Carmel, 3rd, Enlarged Edition Teresa of... More > Ávila, writer of the Counter Reformation, and theologian of contemplative life through mental prayer. She was a reformer of the Carmelite Order and is considered to be a founder of the Discalced Carmelites along with John of the Cross. In 1622, forty years after her death, she was canonized by Pope Gregory XV and was in 1970 named a Doctor of the Church by Pope Paul VI. Her books, which include her autobiography (The Life of Teresa of Jesus) and her seminal work El Castillo Interior (The Interior Castle) are an integral part of Spanish Renaissance literature as well as Christian mysticism and Christian meditation practices as she entails in her other important work, Camino de Perfección (The Way of Perfection).< Less
The Interior Castle By Teresa of Avila
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El Castillo Interior or Las Moradas (trans.:The Interior Castle or The Mansions) was written by Saint Teresa of Ávila in 1577 as a guide for spiritual development, through service and prayer.... More > Inspired by her vision of the soul as a crystal globe in the shape of a castle containing seven mansions, which she interpreted as the journey of faith through seven stages, ending with union with God.< Less
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El Castillo Interior or Las Moradas (trans.:The Interior Castle or The Mansions) was written by Saint Teresa of Ávila in 1577 as a guide for spiritual development, through service and prayer.... More > Inspired by her vision of the soul as a crystal globe in the shape of a castle containing seven mansions, which she interpreted as the journey of faith through seven stages, ending with union with God.< Less
The Way of Perfection By Teresa of Avila
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Probably the most readily understood of all of Teresa's works.
The Way of Perfection By Teresa of Avila
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Despite the fact this inspiring classic on the practice of pray was written almost four centuries ago, it is as fresh and meaningful today as it was when Teresa first wrote it. The Way of Perfection... More > is a practical guide to prayer setting forth her counsels and directives for the attainment of spiritual perfection. Through the entire work, the author's desire to teach a deep and lasting love of prayer begins with a treatment of the three essentials of the prayer in a fulfilled life: 1) fraternal love 2) detachment from created things 3) true humility. Teresa's counsels on these are not only the fruit of lofty mental speculation, but of mature practical experience. This work can be broken into two sections. The first section, she develops these ideas and brings the reader directly to the subjects of prayer and contemplation. Then she gives various maxims for the practice of prayer and leads up to the topic, which occupies the balance of the book; a detailed and inspiring commentary on the Lord's Prayer.< Less
The Way of Perfection By Teresa of Avila
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Despite the fact this inspiring classic on the practice of pray was written almost four centuries ago, it is as fresh and meaningful today as it was when Teresa first wrote it. The Way of Perfection... More > is a practical guide to prayer setting forth her counsels and directives for the attainment of spiritual perfection. Through the entire work, the author's desire to teach a deep and lasting love of prayer begins with a treatment of the three essentials of the prayer in a fulfilled life: 1) fraternal love 2) detachment from created things 3) true humility. Teresa's counsels on these are not only the fruit of lofty mental speculation, but of mature practical experience. This work can be broken into two sections. The first section, she develops these ideas and brings the reader directly to the subjects of prayer and contemplation. Then she gives various maxims for the practice of prayer and leads up to the topic, which occupies the balance of the book; a detailed and inspiring commentary on the Lord's Prayer.< Less
Interior Castle By Teresa of Avila
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You are indeed holding what is a masterpiece of spiritual literature. This work by Teresa of Avila has long been considered a monumental achievement, particularly given the trends, conditions of the... More > surrounding under, which it was written, coupled with her own ailments during her life time. In this treatise, she moves quickly through the first few mansion, while glossing over and previous issues already addresses in her "Way of Perfection." Teresa's initial intent was to provided for her fellow sisters, it has since then blossomed into a bountiful harvest for those who truly choose to follow her sound advice and follow these steps. This work has survived numerous spiritual phases simply because it is real, it is true and it works. For all who embark upon their spiritual quest for unification with God, this is a must guide. This has been translated by the Benedictines of Stanbrook.< Less
Interior Castle By Teresa of Avila
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You are indeed holding what is a masterpiece of spiritual literature. This work by Teresa of Avila has long been considered a monumental achievement, particularly given the trends, conditions of the... More > surrounding under, which it was written, coupled with her own ailments during her life time. In this treatise, she moves quickly through the first few mansion, while glossing over and previous issues already addresses in her “Way of Perfection.” Teresa’s initial intent was to provided for her fellow sisters, it has since then blossomed into a bountiful harvest for those who truly choose to follow her sound advice and follow these steps. This work has survived numerous spiritual phases simply because it is real, it is true and it works. For all who embark upon their spiritual quest for unification with God, this is a must guide. This has been translated by the Benedictines of Stanbrook.< Less
The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus By St. Teresa of Avila (herself) 1515-1582
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The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus, by St. Teresa of Avila (herself) 1515-1582. This ebook covers her childhood, including the death of her mother; being placed in a monestery and later becoming a Nun;... More > rescuing a priest from a life of sin; the means whereby Jesus gave her light in her darkness and made her strong in her goodness;the Graces she received in her prayer etc.< Less
The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus, of the Order of Our Lady of Carmel, 3rd, Enlarged Edition By St. Teresa of Avila
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Saint Teresa of Ávila, also called Saint Teresa of Jesus, baptized as Teresa Sánchez de Cepeda y Ahumada, (March 28, 1515 – October 4, 1582) was a prominent Spanish mystic, Roman... More > Catholic saint, Carmelite nun, and writer of the Counter Reformation, and theologian of contemplative life through mental prayer. She was a reformer of the Carmelite Order and is considered to be, along with John of the Cross, a founder of the Discalced Carmelites. In 1622, forty years after her death, she was canonized by Pope Gregory XV, and in 1970 named a Doctor of the Church by Pope Paul VI. Her books, which include her autobiography, The Life of Teresa of Jesus, and her seminal work, El Castillo Interior (The Interior Castle), are an integral part of the Spanish Renaissance literature as well as Christian mysticism and Christian meditation practices as she entails in her other important work Camino de Perfección (The Way of Perfection).< Less