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Teresa Of Avila And The Politics Of Sanctity Gillian T.W. Ahlgren

Teresa Of Avila And The Politics Of Sanctity

Gillian T.W. Ahlgren

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ISBN : 9780801485725
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This work contextualizes the life of Teresa the woman and the meaning of Teresa the saint within the Counter-Reformation agenda by exploring notions of female sanctity in 16th-century Spain. She focuses on the alumbrados and holy women who claimedMoreThis work contextualizes the life of Teresa the woman and the meaning of Teresa the saint within the Counter-Reformation agenda by exploring notions of female sanctity in 16th-century Spain. She focuses on the alumbrados and holy women who claimed spiritual authority on the basis of visions.