A seminal work of Spanish mysticism, Teresa of Avila's The Way of Perfection describes the practices and qualities of a prayerful life devoted to Christ. Although it was written over 500 years ago solely for the nuns of her convent, her devotion continues to instruct and inspire believers today.
Lars Stairs-Almquist says:
I had heard much about St. Teresa from various circles, bibliographic references, and personal excursions into the practice of various 'spiritual disciplines,' however this was my first reading (listening, rather) experience. St. Teresa's classic work is a shot across the bow to our contemporary culture of noise, activity, and words expressed and plastered over everything imaginable. It is hard ... Read more
T of A fan says:
Disappointing read. St. Theresa was a mature woman, full of conviction. The reader's voice is young-sounding along with some mispronunciations, i.e. satiety. Disconcerting.