The first translation by anyone outside the Catholic church of the great mystic saint Teresa of Avila's most powerful and influential work. Celebrated for almost five centuries as a master of spiritual literature, sixteenth-century saint Teresa of Avila is one of the most beloved religions figures in history.
Free of religious dogma, this modern translation renders St. Teresa's work a beautiful and practical set of teachings for seekers of all faiths in need of spiritual guidance. It also places this classic in a contemporary context, reasserting its spiritual and literary importance even after more than four hundred years. Softcover, 299 pages.