Overview

Contains Book of Her Foundations and Minor Works.

In 1573, while staying in Salamanca to assist her nuns in the task of establishing one of her seventeen monasteries, Teresa began composing the story of their foundation. The Book of Her Foundations comprises the major portion of Volume Three. This book not only tells the story of the establishment of her monasteries but, characteristic of Teresa, digresses into counsels on prayer, love, ...
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The Collected Works of St. Teresa of Avila Vol 3

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Overview

Contains Book of Her Foundations and Minor Works.

In 1573, while staying in Salamanca to assist her nuns in the task of establishing one of her seventeen monasteries, Teresa began composing the story of their foundation. The Book of Her Foundations comprises the major portion of Volume Three. This book not only tells the story of the establishment of her monasteries but, characteristic of Teresa, digresses into counsels on prayer, love, melancholy, virtuous living and dying, plus other teachings of the Mother Foundress. This book also has an excellent introduction, chronology, and map of Teresa's foundations and journeys. Five of her brief works, including her poetry, complete ICS Publications' third volume of her Collected Works. Includes general and biblical index.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016405032
  • Publisher: ICS Publications
  • Publication date: 9/5/2011
  • Series: The Collected Works of St. Teresa of Avila , #3
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 504
  • Sales rank: 1,341,822
  • File size: 692 KB

Meet the Author

Author: St. Teresa of Avila
St. Teresa of Jesus was born in 1515. She entered the Carmelite Monastery of the Incarnation in Avila, Spain. She founded 17 other Carmelite Monasteries in her lifetime. She wrote several spiritual classics on prayer and contemplation.

Translator: Kieran Kavanaugh, OCD
Fr. Kieran Kavanaugh, OCD is the English translator of the writings of both St. Teresa of Avila and St. John of the Cross. He is a member of the Institute of Carmelite Studies (ICS) and was the vice postulator for the canonization of St. Edith Stein.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 4, 2012

    All three volumes are Highly Recommended

    St. Teresa offers the world a spirituality that transcends time, race, gender, and culture. She accomplishes the impossible by calling us to reach for the heights with a very practical approach to life rooted in self-knowledge, humility, and love.

    Having read and profited from other translations, I can honestly say that the Kavanaugh/Rodriquez translation of the Teresian corpus shines above the others.

    I highly recommend this 3 Volume Collected Works of St. Teresa of Avila as well as the 2 Volume Collection of the Letters of St Teresa of Avila. All are published by the Institute of Carmelite Studies.

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    Posted September 11, 2011

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