Author: St Teresa of Avila
Publisher: Value Classic Reprints
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Complete edition of the Autobiography of St. Teresa of Avila, translated by David Lewis. This edition includes over 500 footnotes, creating a study edition for readers to better understand Avila's path to Jesus though prayer. The story of her life, interspersed with lessons on prayer. Though slow starting, one may finish with tears of joy. The book defies description. "We have, then, as good gardeners, by the help of God, to see that the plants grow, to water them carefully, that they may not die, but produce blossoms, which shall send forth much fragrance, refreshing to our Lord, so that He may come often for His pleasure into this garden, and delight Himself in the midst of these virtues." No student of thought should be without this historic book. This edition is provided in a slim volume with full text at an affordable price.