skip to content
Teresa of Avila Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Teresa of Avila

Author: Shirley Du Boulay
Publisher: London : Hodder and Stoughton, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This refreshing biography captures the compelling combination of down-to-earth humanity and profound, enriching spirituality that is Teresa of Avilaʹs hallmark. This intelligent, balanced portrait of an irreverent, intense, and fiery Renaissance woman and her times includes moving excerpts from her letters and sublime spiritual writings. Her unconventional, progressive views on prayer and worship, her outstanding  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Teresa, of Avila Saint; Teresa, of Avila Saint
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley Du Boulay
ISBN: 0340550740 9780340550748
OCLC Number: 30027579
Description: 258 pages : map ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Shirley du Boulay.

Abstract:

This historical biography places Teresa of Avila alongside such figures as Francis of Assisi and John Wesley. Pope Pius X called her a saint, although some of her contemporaries accused her of  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/30027579> # Teresa of Avila
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "30027579" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/859491> ; # Christian saints
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/271.97102/e20/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943627709#Topic/christian_saints_spain_avila> ; # Christian saints--Spain--Avila
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/255.0092/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BX4700> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943627709#Thing/catholicism> ; # Catholicism
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1207336> ; # Spain--Avila.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943627709#Person/teresa_of_avila_saint_1515_1582> ; # of Avila Saint Teresa
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/95217173> ; # of Avila Saint Teresa
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/110725609> ; # Shirley Du Boulay
   schema:datePublished "1991" ;
   schema:datePublished "1993" ;
   schema:description "This refreshing biography captures the compelling combination of down-to-earth humanity and profound, enriching spirituality that is Teresa of Avilaʹs hallmark. This intelligent, balanced portrait of an irreverent, intense, and fiery Renaissance woman and her times includes moving excerpts from her letters and sublime spiritual writings. Her unconventional, progressive views on prayer and worship, her outstanding administrative and literary talents, her travels around Spain to found and supervise convents, and how she spent much of her life under the scrutiny of the Inquisition are all detailed."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3943627709> ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Teresa of Avila"@en ;
   schema:productID "30027579" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/30027579#PublicationEvent/london_hodder_and_stoughton_1991> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943627709#Agent/hodder_and_stoughton> ; # Hodder and Stoughton
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780340550748> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB9411243> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/30027579> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943627709#Agent/hodder_and_stoughton> # Hodder and Stoughton
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Hodder and Stoughton" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943627709#Person/teresa_of_avila_saint_1515_1582> # of Avila Saint Teresa
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1515" ;
   schema:deathDate "1582" ;
   schema:givenName "Teresa" ;
   schema:name "of Avila Saint Teresa" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1207336> # Spain--Avila.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Spain--Avila." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/859491> # Christian saints
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Christian saints"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/110725609> # Shirley Du Boulay
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Du Boulay" ;
   schema:givenName "Shirley" ;
   schema:name "Shirley Du Boulay" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/95217173> # of Avila Saint Teresa
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1515" ;
   schema:deathDate "1582" ;
   schema:givenName "Teresa" ;
   schema:name "of Avila Saint Teresa" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780340550748>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0340550740" ;
   schema:isbn "9780340550748" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.