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Teresa of Avila

Religion (28-Mar-1515 — 4-Oct-1582)


Gillian T. W. Ahlgren. Teresa of Avila and the Politics of Sanctity. Cornell University Press. 1998. 200pp.

Jean-Jacques Antier. Translated by Claire Quintal. St. Theresa of Avila: God Alone Suffices. Pauline Books & Media. 2007. 352pp.

Marcelle Auclair. St. Teresa of Avila. Pantheon. 1953. 457pp. Translation of La vie de sainte Thérèse d'Avila.

John Beevers. St. Teresa of Ávila. Hanover House. 1961. 191pp.

Tessa Bielecki. Teresa of Avila: An Introduction to Her Life and Writings. Burns & Oates. 1994. 208pp.

Jodi Bilinkoff. The Avila of Saint Teresa: Religious Reform in a Sixteenth-Century City. Cornell University Press. 1992. 240pp.

Stephen Clissold. St. Teresa of Avila. Sheldon Press. 1979. 272pp.

Mary Terese Donze. Teresa of Avila. Paulist Press. 1982. 200pp.

Shirley Du Boulay. Teresa of Avila: An Extraordinary Life. BlueBridge. 2004. 320pp.

Thomas Dubay. Fire Within: St. Teresa of Avila, St. John of the Cross, and the Gospel, on Prayer. Ignatius Press. 1989. 358pp.

Joseph Glynn. The Eternal Mystic: St. Teresa of Avila, the First Woman Doctor of the Church. Vantage Press. 1982. 271pp.

Helmut A. Hatzfeld. Santa Teresa de Avila. Twayne. 1969. 200pp.

Edward Howells. John of the Cross and Teresa of Avila: Mystical Knowing and Selfhood. Crossroad Publishing Company. 2002. 212pp.

Victoria Lincoln. Teresa, a Woman: A Biography of Teresa of Avila. SUNY Press. 1985. 440pp.

Cathleen Medwick. Teresa of Avila: The Progress of a Soul. Alfred A. Knopf. 1999. 282pp.

E. Allison Peers. Mother of Carmel: A Portrait of St. Teresa of Jesus. S.C.M. Press. 1946. 163pp.

Antonio Pérez-Romero. Subversion and Liberation in the Writings of St. Teresa of Avila. Rodopi. 1996. 227pp.

Vita Sackville-West. The Eagle and the Dove: A Study in Contrasts: St. Teresa of Avila, St. Therese of Lisieux. Doubleday, Doran & Co.. 1944. 175pp.

Carole Slade. St. Teresa of Avila: Author of a Heroic Life. University of California Press. 1995. 204pp.

Alison Weber. Teresa of Avila and the Rhetoric of Femininity. Princeton University Press. 1996. 183pp.

John Welch. Spiritual Pilgrims: Carl Jung and Teresa of Avila. Paulist Press. 1982. 228pp.

Rowan Williams. Teresa of Avila. Continuum International Publishing Group. 2003. 225pp.


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  3. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.479)

  4. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.107)

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