[Epub] ➟ La vida de Teresa de Jesús Author Teresa of Ávila – E17streets4all.co.uk Born in the Castilian town of Ávila in 1515 Teresa entered the Carmelite convent of the Incarnation when she was twenty one Tormented by illness doubts and self recrimination she gradually came to re Born in the Castilian de Teresa PDF/EPUB Ä town of Ávila in Teresa entered the Carmelite convent of the Incarnation when she was twenty La vida Kindle - one Tormented by illness doubts and self recrimination she gradually came to recognize the power of prayer and contemplation her spiritual enlightenment vida de Teresa ePUB ´ was intensified by many visions and mystical experiences including the piercing of her heart by a spear of divine love She went on to found seventeen Carmelite monasteries throughout Spain Teresa always denied her own saintliness however saying in a letter 'There is no suggestion of that nonsense about my supposed sanctity' This frank account is one of the great stories of a religious life and a literary masterpiece after Don uixote it is Spain's most widely read prose classic.
John of the Cross de Teresa PDF/EPUB Ä a founder of the Discalced Carmelites In she was named a Doctor of the Church by La vida Kindle - Pope Paul VIBorn in Ávila Spain on March St Teresa was the daughter of a Toledo merchant and his second vida de Teresa ePUB ´ wife who died when Teresa was one of ten children Shortly after this event Teresa was entrusted to the care of the Augustinian nuns After reading the letters of St Jerome Teresa resolved to enter a religious life In she joined the Carmelite Order She spent a number of relatively average years in the convent punctuated by a severe illness that left her legs paralyzed for three years but then experienced a vision of the sorely wounded Christ that changed her life foreverFrom this point forward Teresa moved into a period of increasingly ecstatic experiences in which she came to focus and sharply on Christ's passion With these visions as her impetus she set herself to the reformation of her order beginning with her attempt to master herself and her adherence to the rule Gathering a group of supporters Teresa endeavored to create a primitive type of Carmelite From until her death Teresa struggled to establish and broaden the movement of Discalced or shoeless Carmelites During the mid s she wrote the Way of Perfection and the Meditations on the Canticle In she met St John of the Cross who she enlisted to extend her reform into the male side of the Carmelite Order Teresa died in St Teresa left to posterity many new convents which she continued founding up to the year of her death She also left a significant legacy of writings which represent important benchmarks in the history of Christian mysticism These works include the Way of Perfection and the Interior Castle She also left an autobiography the Life of St Teresa of Ávila.
- 320 pages
- La vida de Teresa de Jesús
- Teresa of Ávila
- 07 July 2016 Teresa of Ávila