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St Teresa of Avila: Her Writings and Life
  

St Teresa of Avila: Her Writings and Life (Hardback)

Edited by O'Reilly, Terence
Edited by Thompson, Colin
Edited by Twomey, Lesley

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At a time when women were effectively silenced in church, St Teresa of vila (1515-82) represents an extraordinary exception. Early struggles with her spiritual advisers gave way to an increasing confidence that she was inspired by God. She reformed the Carmelite Order she had ent...ered as a young woman, and founded convents all over Spain, yet still found time to write a series of spiritual classics on the life of prayer which are characterized by a robust common sense, a directness of style, and a strong and positive vision of God's love at work in individual lives. This collection of essays by leading scholars in Teresian studies covers topics in history, art history, literature, theology, and spirituality, in a fresh assessment of her significance five hundred years after her birth.
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ISBN 9781781885017
Released NZ 3 Sep 2018
Publisher Legenda
Format Hardback
Series Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures (part: 19)
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ISBN-13 9781781885017
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Legenda
Imprint Legenda
Released 3 Sep 2018
Publication Country
Format Hardback
Author(s) Edited by O'Reilly, Terence
Edited by Thompson, Colin
Edited by Twomey, Lesley
Series Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures (part: 19)
Category Literary Studies: General
European History
Christian theology
Number of Pages 274
Dimensions Width: 170mm
Height: 244mm
Spine: 16mm
Dewey Code 255.73
Weight 635g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Mysticism - Catholic Church - History - 16th century, Mysticism - History - 16th century - Spain
NBS Text Christian Theology
ONIX Text General/trade

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