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Teresa of Ávila : the book of my life / translated by Mirabai Starr ; foreword by Tessa Bielecki.

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North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL B TERESA TER (Text) 30419100997960 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 11/08/2019
Princeton PL - Princeton B St. Teresa Ter (Text) 30890000080919 Adult Books Upper level Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 921 TERESA (Text) 31951003115265 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781590303658 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1590303652
  • Physical Description: xxxii, 346 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Boston : New Seeds Books ; 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translation of: Libro de la vida.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Induction -- Prologue -- My turbulent youth -- A child's passion for God -- Falling dangerously in love -- Our Lady of Grace -- Taking the habit -- Illness and patience -- Saint Joseph's cure -- Prisoner of the parlor -- Twenty years of turbulence -- Tears of conversion -- First favors -- The four waters -- The garden -- Lifting the bucket -- Joyful abandon -- The waterwheel -- The prayer of quiet -- The stream of holy madness -- The fragrance of virtue -- The prayer of union -- Divine rain -- Prayer of pain -- Advice to world leaders -- Sacred humanity -- Visions and voices -- A new life -- Resisting the gifts -- Spiritual voices -- A living book -- The perils of temperance -- His hands -- The beautiful wound -- Fire and water -- Holy water -- A glimpse of the underworld -- Divine disobedience -- Secret preparations -- Holy poverty -- Founding Saint Joseph's -- Divine friendship -- Flight of the spirit -- Beyond doubt -- Soul on fire -- Epilogue.
Citation/References Note:
Library Journal Starred
Summary, etc.:
Translates sixteenth-century Spanish saint Teresa of Ávila's chronicle of her spiritual life to the age of forty-five, in which she examines her struggles during her first twenty years as a nun and describes her holy visions and experiences hearing God's voice.
Target Audience Note:
Adult Follett Library Resources
Subject: Teresa, of Avila, Saint, 1515-1582.
Christian saints > Spain > Avila > Biography.
Avila (Spain) > Biography.
Christian saints > Biography.

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