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Interior Castle

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A cornerstone book on mystical theology, Interior Castle describes the seven stages of union with God. Using everyday language to explain difficult theological concepts, Teresa of Avila compares the contemplative life to a castle with seven chambers. Tracing the passage of the soul through each successive chamber, she draws a powerful picture of the path toward spiritual perfection. It is the most sublime and mature of Teresa's works, offering profound and inspiring reflections on such subjects as self-knowledge, humility, detachment, and suffering.

One of the most celebrated works on mystical theology in existence, as timely today as when St. Teresa of Avila wrote it centuries ago, this is a treasury of unforgettable maxims on self-knowledge and fulfillment.

Synopsis:

One of the most celebrated works on mystical theology in existence, as timely today as when St. Teresa of Avila wrote it centuries ago, this is a treasury of unforgettable maxims on self-knowledge and fulfillment.

About the Author

TERESA OF ÁVILA (1515-82), also called St. Teresa of Jesus, was a Spanish nun and one of the great mystics and religious women of the Roman Catholic Church. She was the leader of the Carmelite Reform, which restored and emphasized the austerity and contemplative character of this religious order. Canonized in 1622, she was elevated to Doctor of the Church by Pope Paul VI in 1970, the first woman to be so honored.

E. ALLISON PEERS is the translator of many great works of Spanish verse and mysticism.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385036436
Other:
Teresa of Avila
Author:
Teresa
Author:
Teresa of Avila
Author:
Saint Teresa of Avila
Author:
Translated and Edited by E. Allison Peers
Author:
Peers, E. Allison
Author:
St Teresa of Avila
Publisher:
Image
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Christian Life
Subject:
Inspirational
Subject:
Spiritual life
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Church History - Catholic
Subject:
Catholic church
Subject:
Mysticism
Subject:
Spiritual life -- Catholic Church -- Early works to 1800.
Subject:
Christianity - History - Catholic
Subject:
Inspirational - General
Subject:
Spiritual life -- Catholic Church.
Subject:
Christianity-Church History General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Image ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Image Classics
Series Volume:
3686
Publication Date:
19720131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.24x6.00x.63 in. .51 lbs.

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