As the first woman to be given the title of doctor of the church, St. Teresa of Avila continues to exercise her teaching authority in the world today both within and outside the boundaries of the church. In the present group of 100 themes, Tomás Alvarez wishes to create a favorable approach to Teresa's person and a comprehensive reading of her writings.
About the Author
Tomás Alvarez is the most noted Spanish scholar in Teresian studies. Besides his editions of Teresa's Complete Works and Letters, he has presented to the public excellent facsimile editions of her manuscripts. These now allow us to have the critical editions of her Life, The Foundations, The Way of Perfection and The Interior Castle just as they came from Teresa's hand.