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Gold in the Crucible: Teresa of Avila and the Western Mystical Tradition.

By: Green, Deirdre.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Shaftesbury, UK., Element Books.: 1989

Seller ID: 32096

ISBN: 1852300701

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; x - 215 pp. From the back cover: "In this original and challenging work, the author reveals the influence that Jewish mysticism and Christian Kabbalah had on Teresa's thought. Exploring the relationship between her mystical experiences and her spiritual teachings, our attention is drawn to the significance of her visions, raptures and ecstasies, and to the symbols she used to express her experiences. Focuing on Teresa not only as a mystic but as a woman, the author draws us into the life of this remarkable and influential character, examining her place in the Western mys... View more info