St. Teresa of Jesus, also known as St. Teresa of Avila, was a Spanish Carmelite nun in the 16th Century, who became a prominent mystic, writer and monastic reformer. The Way of Perfection is a great classic useful for anyone wishing to develop his or her prayer life. St Teresa divided the book into three sections. The first describing the requirements for prayer: detachment, humility and love. In the second section she develops these themes, and the last provides an insightful exploration of the Lord s Prayer. This book will help you to grow in prayer and in faith, as the timeless wisdom of this well-loved Doctor of the Church leads you closer to the loving heart of God our father. The Way of Perfection by Saint Teresa of Jesus, translated by A Discalced Carmelite. This edition has been re-typeset using the text of the 1942 edition originally published by Sands & Co. under the Imprimatur of G. Daly, V.G., Glasgow, 1st July 1942. Size: 6 x 8.25
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A guide to living by the great truths of Christianity--the simplest and most practical work of Teresa of Avila.About the Author:
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.
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Book Description Baronius Press. Leather/leatherette. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. This great classic by St Teresa of Avila, one of the Church’s most famous mystics and spiritual guides, is essential reading for anyone wishing to make real progress in the spiritual life. By turns pithy and poetical, humorous and stern, full of Spanish fire and the practical common sense that made St. Teresa one of the Church’s most effective leaders and reformers, it is a book that no Catholic who takes their faith seriously should be without. Size - 5 1/2" x 8". Hardbound (split bound in dark brown-light brown leather). Number of Pages: 192. book. Bookseller Inventory # B1137
Book Description Baronius Press, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111905574010
Book Description Baronius Press, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1905574010