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This book describes the history and afterlife of the autobiography of Saint Teresa, a nun, a mystic, and one the most important figures of the Counter-Reformation.

Eire, Carlos

The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila

A Biography

Series:Lives of Great Religious Books 47

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS

    44,95 € / $50.75 / £40.00*

    eBook (PDF)
    Publication Date:
    2019
    Copyright year:
    2019
    To be published:
    June 2019
    ISBN
    978-0-691-18937-6
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    National Book Award winner Carlos Eire tells the story of this incomparable spiritual masterpiece, examining its composition and reception in the sixteenth century, the various ways its mystical teachings have been interpreted and reinterpreted across time, and its enduring influence in our own secular age.

    Details

    280 pages
    9 b/w illus.
    PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Specialist Text
    Readership:
    General/trade;

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    Carlos Eire, L. Riggs Professor of History and Religious Studies, Yale University, USA.

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