Teresa of Avila
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Definition of the noun teresa of avila
What does teresa of avila mean as a name of something?
- Spanish mystic and religious reformer; author of religious classics and a Christian saint (1515-1582)
Who is Teresa of Avila?
Teresa of Avila a.k.a. Teresa of Ávila, also called Saint Teresa of Jesus, baptized as Teresa Sánchez de Cepeda y Ahumada, was a prominent Spanish mystic, Roman Catholic saint, Carmelite nun, an author of the Counter Reformation and theologian of contemplative life through mental prayer. She was a reformer of the Carmelite Order and is considered to be a founder of the Discalced Carmelites along with John of the Cross.
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Teresa Of Avila a.k.a. Teresa of Ávila is the fictional representation of Teresa of Ávila.
- also known as Santa Teresa de Jesús, Teresa
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- "Teresa of Avila" is a book by Rowan Williams.
- genres: Autobiography, Biography, Inspirational
- subjects: Roman Catholic Church, Philosophy, Christian denomination, Mysticism, Spain, History, 16th century, Spirituality, Christianity, Christian theology, Religion
- "Teresa of Avila" is a book by Cathleen Medwick.
- also known as "Teresa of Avila: the progress of a soul"
"Teresa Of Avila" a.k.a. "Teresa of Ávila" is a painting by Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens.
- completed in (401 years ago)
- genre: Portrait
- subject: Teresa of Ávila
Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Teresa of Avila
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and Non-Catholic Catholics by Constantine C. Kliora
Teresa of Avila is the patron Saint of Spain. St. Jude is the patron of “hopeless cases”. The Blessed Virgin Mary is the major intercessor, but the other saints should not be neglected. They are real people, living in a dimension of reality that ...
Socrates Made Simple (2006)
by Garrett Curran
Teresa of Avila is a useful book for them. They can develop spiritually even after becoming mystics, is essential here.
The Seeker's Guide to Saints (2000)
by Mitch Finley
Teresa of Avila is a second-class relic; so is the tattered habit worn by St. Francis of Assisi. The famous Shroud of Turin — if it is authentic, which it may or may not be — is a second-class relic, too, even though we're ...
A Passion for Life (2014)
Fragments of the Face of God by Joan Chittister
Teresa of Avila is an icon of humanity, of vibrancy, of fire and of ...
A Politic Theatre (1996)
The Drama of David Hare by Scott Fraser
Teresa of Avila is the source for Hare's definition of secret rapture, the statement that it means death is somewhat inaccurate. In both the quotation taken from the National Theatre Program and from Teresa's other writings, rapture ...
God's Struggler (1996)
Religion in the Writings of Nikos Kazantzakis by Peter Bien
"19 For Kazantzakis, Teresa of Avila is the mystic wife of Don Quixote: For Teresa the holy ...
by George Haggerty, Bonnie Zimmerman
Teresa, a Woman: A Biography of Teresa of Avila. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1984. Williams, Rowan.
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