Teresa of Avila, a Carmelite nun, wrote with passionate sensuality about her devotion to God. Because she suffered from long periods of serious illness, her inner life became devoted to mysticism and supernatural phenomena, many of which she explored through her writing. The Interior Castle documents the progression of the soul through the "mansions of a crystal castle" to find a union with God at the center.
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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.From the Back Cover:
This 16th-century Spanish mystic is considered one of the most profound spiritual teachers in the history of Christianity. Father Kieran Kavanaugh, the editor of this volume, says in his introduction, 'The Interior Castle has come to be regarded as Teresa's best synthesis...'
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11000627935X
Book Description Harpercollins, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX000627935X