Christian Books, Bibles, Music & More - 1.888.395.0572
Call our Toll Free Number:
1-877-205-6402
Find us on:
Follow Us On 

Twitter!   Join Us On Facebook!

Christian Bookstore .Net is a leading online Christian book store.

Shop Christian Books, Bibles, Jewelry, Church Supplies, Homeschool Curriculum & More!

Teresa of Avila: An Extraordinary Life [Paperback]

Our Price $ 12.71  
Retail Value $ 14.95  
You Save $ 2.24  (15%)  
Item Number 124450  
Buy New $12.71
Out Of Stock!
Discontinued - Out Of Print
The manufacturer has discontinued this product and no longer offers it for sale. We are unable to obtain more stock.

Item Specifications...

Pages   292
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.48" Width: 5.52" Height: 0.84"
Weight:   0.8 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Nov 14, 2005
Publisher   Bluebridge
ISBN  0974240524  
EAN  9780974240527  


Availability  0 units.


Item Description...
Overview
This refreshing biography captures the compelling combination of down-to-earth humanity and profound, enriching spirituality that is Teresa of Avila's hallmark. This intelligent, balanced portrait of an irreverent, intense, and fiery Renaissance woman and her times includes moving excerpts from her letters and sublime spiritual writings. Her unconventional, progressive views on prayer and worship, her outstanding administrative and literary talents, her travels around Spain to found and supervise convents, and how she spent much of her life under the scrutiny of the Inquisition are all detailed. For readers of any faith or none, this book brings to life an extraordinarily ordinary, lovable, and inspiring individual.

Publishers Description
This refreshing biography captures the compelling combination of down-to-earth humanity and profound, enriching spirituality that is Teresa of Avila's hallmark. This intelligent, balanced portrait of an irreverent, intense, and fiery Renaissance woman and her times includes moving excerpts from her letters and sublime spiritual writings. Her unconventional, progressive views on prayer and worship, her outstanding administrative and literary talents, her travels around Spain to found and supervise convents, and how she spent much of her life under the scrutiny of the Inquisition are all detailed. For readers of any faith or none, this book brings to life an extraordinarily ordinary, lovable, and inspiring individual.


Buy Teresa of Avila: An Extraordinary Life by Shirley Du Boulay from our Christian Books store - isbn: 9780974240527 & 0974240524

The team at Christian Bookstore .Net welcome you to our Christian Book store! We offer the best selections of Christian Books, Bibles, Christian Music, Inspirational Jewelry and Clothing, Homeschool curriculum, and Church Supplies. We encourage you to purchase your copy of Teresa of Avila: An Extraordinary Life by Shirley Du Boulay today - and if you are for any reason not happy, you have 30 days to return it. Please contact us at 1-877-205-6402 if you have any questions.

More About Shirley Du Boulay

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Shirley du Boulay is the author of "Beyond Darkness" and "The Road to Canterbury." She worked as a radio and TV producer covering religious and spiritual topics for the BBC.


Shirley Du Boulay currently resides in Oxford.

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.



Product Categories
1Books > Subjects > Biographies & Memoirs > General   [38596  similar products]
2Books > Subjects > Biographies & Memoirs > Leaders & Notable People > Religious   [5128  similar products]
3Books > Subjects > Biographies & Memoirs > Specific Groups > Women   [5596  similar products]
4Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Catholicism > General   [5549  similar products]
5Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Catholicism > Roman Catholicism   [2524  similar products]
6Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Catholicism > Saints   [1132  similar products]



Similar Products


Reviews - What do our customers think?
Wholeness and Holiness  Apr 22, 2008
Ms. DuBoulay has created a fascinating biography of one of the spiritual giants of the Catholic Reformation of the sixteenth century. Teresa of Avila is portrayed as one who lived in two worlds. The world of her visions, her devotion, her absolute obedience, and her writings show a woman who was totally in love with God and deeply indwelt by the Holy Spirit. The other world was the world of humanity - a world of conflict, jealousies, illness, politics and death. Teresa was amazing because she could live completely in both of these worlds with no apparent conflict. What a wonderful model for those of us who struggle to life a faith based life in this secular world! Ms. DuBoulay has opened this world to us and given us a glimpse at what in means to be truly holy and whole.
 
Terrific Biography of a Very Human Saint  May 9, 2007
What I found extraordinary about this book is how the author packed in so much detail yet kept the book flowing and interesting. Besides including the dates and places of every convent St. Teresa founded, Ms. du Boulay expounds on much personal information. Yet the book is concise, relatively short. This is a very well-written biography. St. Teresa's life is covered from birth to death and after, and I found I could relate to her so much. Her accomplishments were great, but she was very human, and I think most of us will see some of ourselves reflected in this biography. Now I want to read St. Teresa's writings. I was interested in learning about her when I chose to read this book. Now I'm fascinated with her! This is good biography. I recommend this if you like the genre. And if you're interested in the contemplative life.
 
One of the, (if not the), best bios on St. Teresa of Avila  Apr 23, 2005
A wonderful account of the life of a determined and indefatiguablable woman! Teresa's "ordinary human-ness" comes across clearly in her initial ambivalence at the idea of becoming a nun. However, once she makes the decision, Teresa commits herself wholeheartedly. It readily becomes apparent Teresa made the right choice, for soon God begins communicating directly with her...a mysticism which is to last throughout her life. The convent, though, has more of a social focus than a focus on God, and after experiencing two Divine encounters, Teresa finally sheds any and all ties she retained to the matieral world and embarks upon re-estalishing the strict, cloistered lifestyle of the hermits of Mt. Carmel. Thus, with the help of influential friends, including St. John of the Cross, Teresa undertook the great reformation of the Carmelite Order, ultimately founding 16 "Discalced" Carmelite communities throughout 1500s Spain. The book includes a map of Spain, with each of Teresa's foundations marked, helping to put into perspective the distances, as well as the rigors and dangers Teresa and her nuns faced in their grueling travels, as they established new communities. Teresa's selfless love for God and the heroic measures she undertook in serving His Will are inspiring and beautifully depicted.
 

Write your own review about Teresa of Avila: An Extraordinary Life





Customer Support: 1-888-395-0572
Welcome to Christian Bookstore .Net

Our team at Christian Bookstore .Net would like to welcome you to our site. Our Christian book store features over 150,000 Christian products including Bibles, Christian music, Christian books, jewelry, church supplies, Christian gifts, Sunday school curriculum, purity rings, homeschool curriculum and many other items to encourage you in your walk with God. Our mission is to provide you with quality Christian resources that you can benefit from and share with others. The best part is that our complete selection of Christian books and supplies is offered at up to 20% off of retail price! Please call us if you have any questions or need assistance in ordering at 1-888-395-0572. Have a blessed day.

Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Customer Support