Item description for Interior Castle (Pure Gold Classics) by Saint Teresa of Avila...
Overview Teresa of Avila wrote several books during her life that have become spiritual classics. Interior Castle (1577) unveils a profound spiritual vision in which Teresa saw the soul as ?a castle made of a single diamond . . . surrounded by six mansions the soul must traverse on its journey to the center of the castle and union with God.? One approached the seventh mansion in the center, where the King of Glory dwells, by going through the other mansions of Humility, Practice of Prayer, Meditation, Quiet, Illumination, and Dark Night. In each of the seven mansions readers will experience a deepening desire to know God more intimately by conforming their wills to His will.
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Studio: Bridge-Logos Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.58" Height: 0.81" Weight: 0.98 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2008
Publisher Bridge-Logos Publishers
Series Pure Gold Classics
ISBN 0882704648 ISBN13 9780882704647
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More About Saint Teresa of Avila
J. M. Cohen, born in London in 1903 and a Cambridge graduate, was the author of many Penguin translations, including versions of Cervantes, Rabelais and Montaigne. For some years he assisted E. V. Rieu in editing the Penguin Classics. He collected the three books of Comic and Curious Verse and anthologies of Latin American and Cuban writing. He frequently visited Spain and made several visits to Mexico, Cuba and other Spanish American countries. With his son Mark he edited the Penguin Dictionary of Quotations and its companion Dictionary of Modern Quotations.
J. M. Cohen died in 1989. "The Times" obituary described him as the translator of the foreign prose classics for our times and one of the last great English men of letters, while the Independent wrote that his influence will be felt for generations to come ."
Saint Teresa of Avila was born in 1515 and died in 1582.
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