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The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila by Herself

The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila by Herself

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  • ISBN-13: 9781420933963
  • Publisher: Digireads.com
  • Release Date: Jan 01, 2009
  • Pages: 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 0.65 x 9.02 x 5.98 inches

Overview

"The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila by Herself" is the autobiographical account of Saint Teresa Sánchez de Cepeda y Ahumada, a prominent 16th century Spanish mystic, Carmelite nun, and writer of the Counter Reformation. Like many of her writings her autobiography has a didactic tone as it intends to instruct the reader on how to live a more devout Christian life in the manner put forth by the Catholic Church. A classic work of Christian mysticism "The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila by Herself" is a must read for anyone seeking a more contemplative life and a closer and more spiritual connection with God through prayer and religious devotion.

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