Lives of Great Religious Books: The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila: A Biography

Editor/Author Eire, Carlos
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $51.00
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ISBN: 978-0-691-16493-9
Category: Religion & Theology - Christianity
Image Count: 9
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Here is the essential companion to the Life, one woman's testimony to the reality of mystical experience and a timeless affirmation of the ultimate triumph of good over evil.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface: The Character of the Vida
  • Chapter 1: Teresa's Life Story
  • Chapter 2: How, When, and Why the Book Was Written
  • Chapter 3: The Mysticism of the Vida
  • Chapter 4: The Life of the Vida, 1600–1800
  • Chapter 5: The Life of the Vida in Art
  • Chapter 6: From Enlightenment to Modernity: Skeptics, Seekers, Psychoanalysts, Fascists
  • Chapter 7: The Post-Mystical Intermillennial Vida
  • Epilogue: Doctor of the Church, Sign of Contradiction
  • Selected Bibliography
  • List of Illustrations