Teresa of Avila: Mystical Theology and Spirituality in the Carmelite Tradition

1st Edition

Peter Tyler, Edward Howells

Routledge
Published July 25, 2018
Reference - 154 Pages
ISBN 9781138348301 - CAT# K394976

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Summary

This innovative book offers an original insight into the context and times of St Teresa of Avila (1515 – 1582) as well as exploring her contemporary relevance from the perspective of some of the foremost thinkers and scholars in the Teresian field today including Professors Julia Kristeva, Rowan Williams and Bernard McGinn. As well as these academic approaches there will be chapters by friars and nuns of the Carmelite order living out the Carmelite charism in today’s world. The book addresses both theory and practice, and crosses traditional disciplinary and denominational boundaries – including medieval studies, philosophy, psychology, pastoral and systematic theology - thus demonstrating her continuing relevance in a variety of contemporary multi-disciplinary areas.

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