The Way of Perfection by St. Teresa Of AvilaThe Way of Perfection by St. Teresa Of Avila

The Way of Perfection

bySt. Teresa Of Avila

Paperback | January 17, 2012

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St. Teresa of Avila was a prominent 16th-century Spanish mystic and Carmelite nun. This is her great work on the practice of prayer, consisting of detailed directions on the achievement of spiritual perfection. It has long been considered a classic of the interior life and Christian mysticism, and modern readers will appreciate its warmth and accessibility.
At the age of seven, Teresa ran away from her home in Avila, hoping to be martyred at the hands of the Moors. As a teen, she secretly enjoyed reading novels of chivalry. Taught by Augustinian nuns, Teresa acquired a sense of religious vocation only gradually. Deciding to become a nun, she professed as a Carmelite of Avila in 1537. Alth...
Title:The Way of PerfectionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.25 × 5.19 × 0.68 inPublished:January 17, 2012Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0486484513

ISBN - 13:9780486484518

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