By Teresa of Avila, Otilio Rodriguez (Translator), Kieran Kavanaugh (Translator)
Comprises manner of Perfection, inside citadel, and Meditations at the track of Songs.
Includes common and biblical index.
This quantity comprises of Teresa's most well-liked works: the way in which of Perfection and the inner Castle.
almost immediately after writing The booklet of Her lifestyles for her confessor, St. Teresa wrote the way in which of Perfection on the request of her nuns who have been wanting to find out about prayer and contemplation. all through this paintings she teaches her nuns approximately prayer and likewise teaches us.
towards the top of her lifestyles, after she had skilled either the non secular betrothal and religious marriage, Teresa wrote the inner fort, her personal panoramic view of her courting with God, from the bottom phases to the top. Teresa the following demonstrates her excellent gift for writing approximately that courting and attracting us to discover the potential of pursuing it.
in addition to those classics, quantity additionally contains one among Teresa's minor works, her Meditations at the tune of Songs. contains normal and biblical index.
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This knowledge is very beneficial for anyone who is greatly distracted in prayer. Chapter 2 Continues on the same subject and explains through a comparison the nature of spiritual delight and how this is attained by not seeking it. Chapter 3 Deals with the prayer of recollection which for the most part the Lord gives before the prayer just mentioned. Tells about its effects and about those that come from that spiritual delight, given by the Lord, that was discussed in the previous chapter. THE FIFTH DWELLING PLACES Chapter 1 Begins to deal with how the soul is united to God in prayer.
Ch. 1, no. 2.  Ibid. For further details about Teresa and the Church, see Tomás de la Cruz, "Santa Teresa De Avila Hija De La Iglesia," Ephemerides Carmeliticae 17 (1966): 305-367.  For further information about these times, see my introduction to the Life in the Collected Works of St. Teresa, vol. 1, pp. 21-41.  Francisco de Osuna, Norte de Estados (Seville, 1531), as quoted by D. De Pablo Maroto in Dinámica de la Oracion (Madrid: Espiritualidad, 1973), p. 109. , Silverio de Santa Teresa, vol.
16, no. 6.  See Life, ch. 39, no. 22. , ch. 38, no. 6. , ch. 20, no. 13.  Way of Perfection, ch. 1, no. 2.  Cf. , ch. 1, nos. 2, 5; ch. 3, nos. 1, 8; ch. 35, no. 3.  Life, ch. 25, no. 12. , ch. 25, no. 13.  Spiritual Testimonies, 3, no. 13.  Cf. Way of Perfection, ch. 21, no. 10; ch. 30, no. 4. , ch. 3, no. 9. , ch. 1, no. 2. , ch. 3, no. 1. , ch. 1, no. 2.  Ibid. For further details about Teresa and the Church, see Tomás de la Cruz, "Santa Teresa De Avila Hija De La Iglesia," Ephemerides Carmeliticae 17 (1966): 305-367.
Collected Works of St. Teresa of Avila by Teresa of Avila, Otilio Rodriguez (Translator), Kieran Kavanaugh (Translator)