St. Teresa’s Historical Context

St. Teresa’s Historical Context by Fr. Leopold Glueckert, OCarm, PhD

Teresa: A woman of her century and ours

Fr. Glueckert gives us a picture of Spain and the Catholic Church during the time of St. Teresa of Avila and discusses how the Renaissance with its emphasis on the individual person and individual excellence influenced her spirituality.

Published on Sep. 5, 2015

This is one of the presentations given at the 2015 Carmelite Symposium held at St. Mary’s Of The Lake Seminary (June 28-July 2), in Mundelein, IL. Sponsored by The Carmelite Institute of North America

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Catherine is a member of Our Lady of Mercy Lay Carmelite Community. “An apostle must pay with himself for those he wants to win [for Christ].” Divine Intimacy, 326,2