Teresa Of Avila: Mystical Writings

Teresa Of Avila: Mystical Writings

by Tessa Bielecki
     
 


This book is a lucid introduction to the life and writings of St. Teresa of Avila, with special emphasis on what makes Teresa a model for contemporary men and women. Teresa was a highly erotic woman, brilliant administrator, consumate diplomat, faithful lover, and an insightful observer of the human condition.  See more details below

Overview


This book is a lucid introduction to the life and writings of St. Teresa of Avila, with special emphasis on what makes Teresa a model for contemporary men and women. Teresa was a highly erotic woman, brilliant administrator, consumate diplomat, faithful lover, and an insightful observer of the human condition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824525040
Publisher:
Crossroad Publishing Company
Publication date:
08/28/1994
Series:
Crossroad Spiritual Legacy Series
Pages:
203
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.59(d)

Meet the Author


Tessa Bielecki is Mother Abbess of the Spiritual Life Institute,a Carmelite community with hermitages in Colorado, Nova Scotia, and Ireland. She studied for a career in international relations at Trinity College in Washington, D.C., before entering a monastery in 1967. Mother Tessa is actively involved in Buddhist-Christian dialogs and international initiatives exploring world peace and planetary survival. She is the author of Teresa of Avila: Ecstasy and Common Sense and Holy Daring, and publisher of Forefront,a quarterly magazine of contemporary spirituality.

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