Teresa of Avila


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Noun1.Teresa of Avila - Spanish mystic and religious reformer; author of religious classics and a Christian saint (1515-1582)
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The Roman Catholic Church will honor tomorrow (December 14) the life and works of a well-loved friar and a known Spanish mystic, Saint John of the Cross (San Juan de la Cruz), a Doctor of the Universal Church and co-founder, with Saint Teresa of Avila, of the Discalced Carmelites.
The most recent to be canonized was Mother Teresa, a tireless charity worker and controversial campaigner for the poor; the first was Teresa of Avila, one of the Catholic Church's most dynamic and powerful personalities during the sixteenth century.
Teresa of Avila, during a visit to her hometown in Spain.
For Forcades, it's simple: "The Spanish mystic Teresa of Avila put it even more plainly: Entre pucheros anda el Senor (God walks amidst the kitchen pots).
Teresa of Avila was a 16th century Carmelite nun, mystic, and reformer of convent life.
It is tempting, and certainly a little bit of good fun, to see Gloria Hutchinson's meditation on six of the Catholic church's most beloved saints --Francis of Assisi, Clare of Assisi, Ignatius of Loyola, Therese of Lisieux, Teresa of Avila, and John of the Cross --as a bit of a Rorschach test, or perhaps the Myers-Briggs personality test.
The much better known Teresa of Avila has been much discussed and Howe gives a good overview.
They include letters, journal entries, poems, speeches, statutes, polemics, articles of religion, biographical accounts, council decrees, religious manuals, and narratives by or related to Martin Luther, John Calvin, Ulrich Zwingli, Michael Sattler, George Wishart, Sir Thomas More, Henry VIII, John Knox, Teresa of Avila, Jeanne de Jussie, Fra Girolamo Savonarola, Ignatius of Loyola, John Wycliffe, John Whitgift, and Michael Servetus.
Teresa of Avila was born Teresa de Cepeda y Ahumada.
Synopsis: Mixing fiction, history, psychoanalysis, and personal fantasy, "Teresa, My Love: An Imagined Life of the Saint of Avila" is the story of Sylvia Leclercq, a French psychoanalyst, academic, and incurable insomniac, as she becomes obsessed with sixteenth-century Saint Teresa of Avila and becomes consumed with charting her life.
Teresa of Avila to illustrate just how powerful the Mass is on behalf of the dead.
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