The Way of Perfection
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BeschreibungThis classic of the interior life and Christian mysticism remains as fresh and inspiring today as it was 400 years ago. Written by a prominent sixteenth-century Spanish mystic and Carmelite nun, it forms a practical guide to prayer that embraces readers with its warmth and accessibility.St. Teresa of Avila's detailed directions on the achievement of spiritual perfection designate three essentials—fraternal love, detachment from material things, and true humility. She discusses a variety of maxims related to the practice of prayer and concludes with a thought-provoking commentary on the Lord's Prayer. A work of sublime mystical beauty, The Way of Perfection is above all a treatise of utter simplicity that offers lucid instruction to all seekers of a more meaningful way of life.
PortraitSt. Teresa of Avila. Edited and Translated by E. Allison Peers
Untertitel: ebook Ausgabe. EPUB. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Dover Publications
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2014
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten
Format: epub eBook
Kopierschutz: Adobe DRM