Teresa of Avila's Way of Perfection

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Teresa of Avila's Way of Perfection

For Everyone
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63 pages
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    About the book

    The Way of Perfection was written in the sixteenth century as an introductory text on life and prayer for Teresa of Avila's sisters. This re-telling of her classic in modern idiom makes the kernel of her teaching accessible to the contemporary reader. Teresa, an acknowledged expert, sets out the principles and practice of the life of prayer that can speak to you as you journey with God in your own life.

    Those who turn to spiritual classics for guidance and inspiration often find their style daunting. The original texts still have much to offer but their diction and idiom, chosen for another era and audience, pose an obstacle to many contemporary readers. Classics for Everyone aims to make some of the greatest Christian works accessible to all by retelling them in modern idiom.

    About the author

    Elizabeth Ruth Obbard was born into an army family and educated in England and Germany. After completing her schooling, she entered the Carmelite Order where she has been a contemplative nun for many years. She has authored and illustrated several books.