Lived 1515 - 1582
Saint Teresa of Ávila (1515-1582) was a prominent Spanish mystic, Carmelite nun, and writer of the Counter Reformation. Teresa’s writings, produced for didactic purposes, stand among the most remarkable in the mystical literature of the Roman Catholic Church.
The Life of Teresa of Jesus(242 pages)
The “Autobiography”, written before 1567, under the direction of her confessor, Pedro Ibáñez.
The Interior Castle(200 pages)
The Way of Perfection(130 pages)
El Camino de Perfección (trans.: The Way of Perfection) is a method for making progress in the contemplative life written by St. Teresa of Ávila for the sisters of her reformed convent of the Carmelite Order (Discalced).