Teresa of Avila Enduring popularity for over 500 years

She was born on March 28, 1515, Ávila, Spain—died October 4, 1582. She spent most of her life in Monasteries in Spain. Her lifestyle was of extreme sacrifice since she was a nun. She wrote “Autobiography”, “Interior castles”, and “The Way of Perfection”. They were spiritual writings. Her patrons were The Carmelite Order. One of her Works was "Interior Castle" and was made in 1579. Her books are in libraries and bookstores and on Amazon. One of the most famous books was “Interior Castles” and it was about how to find God in your daily life. It was based on her personal experiences. She had experiences of going to heaven and talking to Saints. The thing that I found most interesting was that her writings have been in print for more than 500 years. Her ism is Mysticism which is spiritual experiences of God's presence.

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Saint Teresa Of Avila. Photographer. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. quest.eb.com/search/115_893267/1/115_893267/cite. Accessed 2 Jan 2017.

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