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The Resource The way of perfection, St. Teresa of Avila ; foreword by Paula Huston ; Contemporary English Version by Henry L. Carrigan, Jr

The way of perfection, St. Teresa of Avila ; foreword by Paula Huston ; Contemporary English Version by Henry L. Carrigan, Jr

Label
The way of perfection
Title
The way of perfection
Statement of responsibility
St. Teresa of Avila ; foreword by Paula Huston ; Contemporary English Version by Henry L. Carrigan, Jr
Creator
Contributor
Author
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1515-1582
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Teresa
Index
no index present
LC call number
BX2179.T4
LC item number
C32 2009
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Carrigan, Henry L.
Series statement
Paraclete essentials
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  • Perfection
  • God (Christianity)
  • God (Christianity)
  • Perfection
Label
The way of perfection, St. Teresa of Avila ; foreword by Paula Huston ; Contemporary English Version by Henry L. Carrigan, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of: Camino de perfección
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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Book called The way of perfection -- Why I founded this Convent and established such strict rules -- Why we should ignore the body's necessities and the good that comes from poverty -- The three things that are important for the spiritual life -- Appeal to love one's neighbor and warning about the harm done by individual friendships -- Perfect love -- Spiritual love and some advice on how to achieve it -- The benefits of detachment from all earthly things -- Why we must avoid our families and how we can find our true spiritual friends -- How to attain the virtue of self-detachment and humility -- On self-sacrifice and how to attain it even in times of sickness -- Why the true lover of God must not care about life and honor -- How true wisdom can be attained by sacrifice and renunciation of the world's standards of wisdom -- Why we should not bear witness to any spirit that is not God's spirit -- Why we are not exempt from unjust accusations and the gains such accusations bring -- On the difference between perfect contemplation and mental prayer -- Why all people are not destined to be contemplatives and the long road to contemplation -- Why the trials of contemplatives are greater than those of others -- Prayer -- Why we always have consolation on the road of prayer -- Why it is so important to have great determination in the practice of prayer -- Mental prayer -- Why it is important to continue along the road of prayer and not turn back -- Vocal prayer -- The great blessings of practicing vocal prayer perfectly -- The great blessings of the practice of vocal prayer -- The first words of the our Father and God's great love -- The prayer of recollection and the ways we can make it a habit -- The prayer of recollection -- The words in the our Father : hallowed be your name, your kingdom come -- The prayer of quiet -- The words of the our Father : your will be done on earth as it is in heaven -- The words of the our Father : give us this day our daily bread -- The words of the our ather: gives us this day our daily bread, and why these words are perfect for reading after the reception of the most Holy Sacrament -- The recollection that we should practice after Communion -- The words of the our Father : forgive us our debts -- The excellence of the our Father -- The words of the our Father : do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil -- Different temptations and how we may be freed from them -- Why we should always walk in God's love to avoid temptations -- The fear of God and why we must avoid venial sins -- The last words of the our Father : deliver us from evil
Control code
259266844
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Contemporary English edition
Extent
xxi, 183 pages
Isbn
9781557256416
Lccn
2008048997
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)259266844
Label
The way of perfection, St. Teresa of Avila ; foreword by Paula Huston ; Contemporary English Version by Henry L. Carrigan, Jr
Publication
Note
Translation of: Camino de perfección
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Book called The way of perfection -- Why I founded this Convent and established such strict rules -- Why we should ignore the body's necessities and the good that comes from poverty -- The three things that are important for the spiritual life -- Appeal to love one's neighbor and warning about the harm done by individual friendships -- Perfect love -- Spiritual love and some advice on how to achieve it -- The benefits of detachment from all earthly things -- Why we must avoid our families and how we can find our true spiritual friends -- How to attain the virtue of self-detachment and humility -- On self-sacrifice and how to attain it even in times of sickness -- Why the true lover of God must not care about life and honor -- How true wisdom can be attained by sacrifice and renunciation of the world's standards of wisdom -- Why we should not bear witness to any spirit that is not God's spirit -- Why we are not exempt from unjust accusations and the gains such accusations bring -- On the difference between perfect contemplation and mental prayer -- Why all people are not destined to be contemplatives and the long road to contemplation -- Why the trials of contemplatives are greater than those of others -- Prayer -- Why we always have consolation on the road of prayer -- Why it is so important to have great determination in the practice of prayer -- Mental prayer -- Why it is important to continue along the road of prayer and not turn back -- Vocal prayer -- The great blessings of practicing vocal prayer perfectly -- The great blessings of the practice of vocal prayer -- The first words of the our Father and God's great love -- The prayer of recollection and the ways we can make it a habit -- The prayer of recollection -- The words in the our Father : hallowed be your name, your kingdom come -- The prayer of quiet -- The words of the our Father : your will be done on earth as it is in heaven -- The words of the our Father : give us this day our daily bread -- The words of the our ather: gives us this day our daily bread, and why these words are perfect for reading after the reception of the most Holy Sacrament -- The recollection that we should practice after Communion -- The words of the our Father : forgive us our debts -- The excellence of the our Father -- The words of the our Father : do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil -- Different temptations and how we may be freed from them -- Why we should always walk in God's love to avoid temptations -- The fear of God and why we must avoid venial sins -- The last words of the our Father : deliver us from evil
Control code
259266844
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Contemporary English edition
Extent
xxi, 183 pages
Isbn
9781557256416
Lccn
2008048997
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)259266844
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