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    DescriptionThis book explains the seven stages of the spiritual journey described in the classic "Interior Castle. Here, Teresa of Avila, the great Spanish mystic and theological Doctor of the Church, meticulously (and metaphorically, using striking marriage and nature imagery) details the theological doctrine of transformative union with the incarnate, Triune God that systematically evolved over the course of her lifetime of spiritual experiences and scriptural knowledge. In seven sections of this companion, paralleling those of "Interior Castle, Gillian Ahlgren clearly and methodically explicates each passage of the soul, which is envisioned as a crystal castle made of many rooms-from stillness and contemplative prayer, to humbling self-knowledge, to understanding of the potentiality of the human-divine union, and to the center of the seventh, the place of transformative union, and the deeper, theological insights into God.


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    Title
    Entering Teresa of Avila's Interior Castle
    Subtitle
    A Reader's Companion
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gillian T.W. Ahlgren
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 201 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780809143160
    ISBN 10: 080914316X
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading: ,
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.3
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: HRCM
    DC21: 271.97102
    B&T General Subject: 590
    ECPA Christian Book Category: CHMCHLRCC
    Ingram Subject Code: RR
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CATHOL
    Libri: I-RR
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25420
    Ingram Theme: THEO/CATHOL
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: REL047000
    ECPA Christian Book Category: CLVSPLMYS
    DC22: 248.482
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 248.4/82
    BISAC V2.8: OCC000000, REL012040
    LC classification: BX2179.T4 M7263 2005
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVG
    Publisher
    Paulist Press International,U.S.
    Imprint name
    Paulist Press International,U.S.
    Publication date
    01 July 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Mahwah, NJ