Tessa Bielecki

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Teresa of Avila lived in Spain in the early 1500s. At age twenty, she joined a convent, giving up the idea of marriage as too enslaving for women of her day. Her time at the convent was not without its challengesfirst an illness overtook her for three years, and after she recovered she readily found many distractions from prayer. A profound mystical experience changed the course of her life, however, and she became the founder of many reformed monasteries.

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Holy Daring

The Earthy Mysticism of St. Teresa, the Wild Woman of Avila
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This new edition of Holy Daring—revised and updated for new readers in honor of the 500th Anniversary of St. Teresa’s birth—will be an abiding source of inspiration to all who want a fuller, deeper, meaningful, and balanced life.

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Teresa Of Avila

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Teresa of Avila (1515–1582), the Spanish Carmelite nun and mystic, is one of the most beloved figures of the Catholic faith—with a broad appeal among Christians and non-Christians alike.

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Teresa Of Avila

Ecstasy and Common Sense
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Saint Teresa of Avila (1515-1582), perhaps the most widely read of all the Christian mystics, wrote of the spiritual path with such immediacy, down-to-earth wisdom, and humour that even four hundred years after her death she seems like our contemporary.

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Teresa Of Avila

Mystical Writings
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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.
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