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Teresa of Avila: Selections from the Interior Castle

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Teresa of Avila, a renowned sixteenth–century Spanish mystic, received the vision for The Interior Castle one Sunday in 1577. In this signature work, Teresa uses the castle as a symbol for the interior life to describe her mystical experience of the presence of God. Her humble and straightforward treatise invites readers on a spiritual journey to enter into the deep places in their soul where they will find God.

"The soul of the just person is nothing else but a paradise where the Lord says he finds his delight. So then, what do you think that abode will be like where a King so powerful, so wise, so pure, so full of all good things takes his delight? I don't find anything comparable to the magnificent beauty of a soul and its marvelous capacity." –– Teresa of Avila

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The HarperCollins Spiritual Classics series presents short, accessible introductions to the foundational works that shaped Western religious thought and culture. This series seeks to find new readers for these dynamic spiritual voices — voices that have changed lives throughout the centuries and still can today.

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9780060576479
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Harpercollins Spiritual Classics
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HarperOne
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HarperCollins Spiritual Classics
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Teresa of Avila
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HarperCollins, Spiritual Classics
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by HarperCollins Spiritual Classics
Subject:
Religious
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Prayer
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Spirituality - Women's
Subject:
Mysticism
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Spirituality - General
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Spirituality
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Biography-Religious
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Trade PB
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HarperCollins Spiritual Classics
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20040831
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TRADE PAPER
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General/trade
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English
Pages:
160
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8.00x5.30x.39 in. .28 lbs.

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