Teresa of Avila

Movement Catholic Reformation
Born Avila, 1515
Died Alba de Tormes, 1582
Significance Teresa of Avila was a Carmelite nun who was later named a Doctor of the Church. Her mystic writings and reform of the Carmelite order made her a leading figure in the Catholic Reformation.
Works Way of Perfection by Teresa of Avila
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