Teresa of Avila

The Book of My Life
Product Number: EB00689856
Released: Nov 17, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780834823037
Publisher: New Seeds
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Description

Teresa of Avila (1515-1582) is one of the most beloved of the Catholic saints. In 1562, during the era of the Spanish Inquisition, Teresa sat down to write an account of the mystical experiences for which she had become famous. The result was this book, one of the great classics of spiritual autobiography. With this fresh translation of The Book of My Life, Mirabai Starr brings the inimitable Spanish mystic to life for a new generation, with contemporary English that mirrors Teresa's own earthy, vernacular Spanish, and that presents us with-four centuries after Teresa's death-someone we feel we know: a woman intoxicated with God yet filled with an overflowing love for the world.

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Original Publish Date: Jul 08, 2008

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