The Way of Perfection - Enhanced [NOOK Book]

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Saint Teresa of Ávila, also called Saint Teresa of Jesus, baptized as Teresa Sánchez de Cepeda y Ahumada, (March 28, 1515 – October 4, 1582) was a prominent Spanish mystic, Roman Catholic saint, Carmelite nun, and writer of the Counter Reformation, and theologian of contemplative life through mental ...
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** Active Table of Contents **

This edition of The Way of Perfection comes complete with a Touch-or-Click Table of Contents, divided by chapter.

Saint Teresa of Ávila, also called Saint Teresa of Jesus, baptized as Teresa Sánchez de Cepeda y Ahumada, (March 28, 1515 – October 4, 1582) was a prominent Spanish mystic, Roman Catholic saint, Carmelite nun, and writer of the Counter Reformation, and theologian of contemplative life through mental prayer. She was a reformer of the Carmelite Order and is considered to be, along with John of the Cross, a founder of the Discalced Carmelites.

In 1622, forty years after her death, she was canonized by Pope Gregory XV, and in 1970 named a Doctor of the Church by Pope Paul VI. Her books, which include her autobiography, The Life of Teresa of Jesus, and her seminal work, El Castillo Interior (The Interior Castle), are an integral part of the Spanish Renaissance literature as well as Christian mysticism and Christian meditation practices as she entails in her other important work Camino de Perfección (The Way of Perfection).

The Way of Perfection is a method for making progress in the contemplative life written by St. Teresa of Ávila for the sisters of her reformed convent of the Carmelite Order (Discalced). St. Teresa was a major figure of the Catholic Reformation in 16th Century Spain, and eventually was named the Doctor of the Church, while her work became classic text in Christian spirituality, mysticism, especially in the realm of prayer in Christianity, and Spanish Renaissance literature.

St. Teresa called this a "living book" and in it set out to teach her nuns how to progress through prayer and Christian meditation. The first 18 of the 42 chapters discuss the rationale of being a Carmelite, the rest deal with purpose and approaches to spiritual life.

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  • BN ID: 2940013311848
  • Publisher: Bieber Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/15/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 756,315
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 10, 2014

    Thoughts of a powerful saint

    Slow reading for me, because it is a lot to
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 15, 2013

    Mind blowing

    I am so grateful for what the Lord is doing in my own life but especially in around the world. I can say thst this book, although only read through Chapter 3 so far, has inspired me to keep pressing on in this good race of faith. Teresa of Avila was truly a woman after God's heart, and her personal experiences and her journey with God is a testimony of His faithfulness to those who seek Him. Thank you for shsring this book on Nook. It was worth the read. Blessings!

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