Item description for Teresa of Avila: The Way of Prayer: Selected Spiritual Writings by Teresa of Avila & Kieran Kavanaugh...
Overview Includes an extensive introduction covering Teresa's life and the relevance of her writings.
Publishers Description With an informative and extensive introduction covering Teresas early life, her life as a nun, and her work as a foundress, Kavanaugh sets the stage for a valuable selection of writings from the Saints works, divided into two sections. The first set centers on Teresas growth in the spiritual life, particularly her life of prayer. The second part focuses on the copious store of her contemplative experiences which shed light on the Christian mysteries. Also includes a chronology of Teresas life and a selected bibliography. Fr. Kavanaugh's excellent introduction to St. Teresa's understanding and experience of Christian contemplation is required reading for anyone desiring a deeper prayer life. Kevin Culligan, O.C.D. Institute of Carmelite Studies, Chicago, Ill. Kieran Kavanaugh, who has given us such fine contemporary translations of Teresa, here focuses on the rich content of Teresa's contemplation, seen through a prism of many colors, from the darkness of the abyss to the bright light of the interior Sun. Tessa Bielecki Author of Teresa of Avila: Mystical Writings
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Studio: New City Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 5.5" Height: 8.25" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2003
Publisher NEW CITY PRESS
ISBN 156548181X ISBN13 9781565481817
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More About Teresa of Avila & Kieran Kavanaugh
t. 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. E. ALLISON PEERS is the translator of many great works of Spanish verse and mysticism.
Teresa of Avila was born in 1515 and died in 1582.
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