Item description for Teresa of Avila: Mystical Writings (The Crossroad Spiritual Legacy Series) by Tessa Bielecki & Teresa...
Overview Those who have studied St. Teresa's mystical classics, such as Interior Castle and The Way of Perfection, find it difficult to understand and follow her path. Mother Tessa Bielecki, a lifelong student and teacher of Carmelite spirituality, shows how the timeless insights of St. Teresa provide important guidance for Christians seeking a deeper spiritual life.
Publishers Description This book is a lucid introduction to the life and writings of St. Teresa of Avila, with special emphasis on what makes Teresa a model for contemporary men and women. Teresa was a highly erotic woman, brilliant administrator, consumate diplomat, faithful lover, and an insightful observer of the human condition.
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Studio: The Crossroad Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.25" Width: 5.42" Height: 0.59" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 1994
Publisher Crossroad Classic
Series Spiritual Legacy
ISBN 0824525043 ISBN13 9780824525040
Availability 0 units.
More About Tessa Bielecki & Teresa
Tessa Bielecki is Mother Abbess of the Spiritual Life Institute, a Carmelite community with hermitages in Colorado, Nova Scotia, and Ireland. She studied for a career in international relations at Trinity College in Washington, D.C., before entering a monastery in 1967. Mother Tessa is actively involved in Buddhist-Christian dialogs and international initiatives exploring world peace and planetary survival. She is the author of "Teresa of Avila: Ecstasy and Common Sense" and "Holy Daring, " and publisher of Forefront, a quarterly magazine of contemporary spirituality.
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A must read for modern-day women Nov 5, 1999
Don't let the subtitle "mystical writings" mislead you. Teresa of Avila is every bit a practical, modern-thinking woman that each of us can learn from, especially in today's stressful times. From work to love relationships to spiritual quests to self-respect, hats off to the author, Tessa Bielecki for an intimate look at this saint among us. It's as though you two were best friends, and I was invited to tag along. Give this book to friends you love. Joy Loverde is the best selling author of The Complete Eldercare Planner: Where to Start, Questions to Ask, How to Find Help ...