Teresa of Avila The Book of My Life

ISBN-10: 1590305736

ISBN-13: 9781590305737

Edition: 2008

Authors: Mirabai Starr, Tessa Bielecki

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The autobiography of Saint Teresa of Ávila (1515–1582) combines ecstatic experiences with a dose of common sense. One of the great classics of spiritual memoir, this is the first new English translation in forty years, and the first by a woman.
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/8/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Mirabai was born in New York in 1961. As a teenager, Mirabai lived at the Lama Foundation. It was at Lama that Mirabai encountered many of the leading teachers of Hindu, Buddhist, Sufi, Jewish, Christian and Native American. Mirabai has been an adjunct professor of Philosophy and World Religions at the University of New Mexico-Taos since 1993. She is the author of The Showings of Julian of Norwich: A New Translation, God of Love: A Guide to the Heart of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, Teresa of Avila: The Book of My Life among others.

A Note on the Translation
My Turbulent Youth
A Child's Passion for God
Falling Dangerously in Love
Our Lady of Grace
Taking the Habit
Illness and Patience
Saint Joseph's Cure
Prisoner of the Parlor
Twenty Years of Turbulence
Tears of Conversion
First Favors
The Four Waters
The Garden
Lifting the Bucket
Joyful Abandon
The Waterwheel
The Prayer of Quiet
The Stream of Holy Madness
The Fragrance of Virtue
The Prayer of Union
Divine Rain
Prayer of Pain
Advice to World Leaders
Sacred Humanity
Visions and Voices
A New Life
Resisting the Gifts
Spiritual Voices
A Living Book
The Perils of Temperance
His Hands
The Beautiful Wound
Fire and Water
Holy Water
A Glimpse of the Underworld
Divine Disobedience
Secret Preparations
Holy Poverty
Founding Saint Joseph's
Divine Friendship
Flight of the Spirit
Beyond Doubt
Soul on Fire
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