The Collected Works of St. Teresa of Avila: The way of perfection. Meditations on the song of songs. The interior castle

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Institute of Carmelite Studies, 1976 - Mysticism

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Contents

Introduction
15
Treats of the same subject spiritual love and gives some
65
The great good that lies in detaching oneself inwardly
71
Continues to discuss mortification and speaks about
79
Continues to discuss mortification and how one must
85
The importance of not allowing anyone to make profes
88
Not all souls are suited for contemplation and some
98
Begins to discuss prayer Speaks to souls unable
106
MEDITATIONS ON THE SONG OF SONGS
207
Prologue
215
of some servants of God
236
Speaks of the prayer of quiet and of union and of
242
Treats of how the benefits of this loving union surpass
250
Introduction
263
Prologue
281
THE SECOND DWELLING PLACES
297

How in different ways consolation is never lacking on
114
Explains what mental prayer is
121
How vocal prayer must be recited with perfection
128
Deals with the great love our Lord showed us in the first
137
Explains the nature of the prayer of recollection and sets
140
for in prayer Deals with the next words of the
149
Discusses the words of the Our Father Fiat voluntas
160
Continues on the same subject The matter is very
168
With a prayerful exclamation to the Eternal Father con
174
Speaks of the excellence of this prayer the Our Father 37
183
Continues the same subject gives advice about some dif
189
guard against venial sins
196
THE THIRD DWELLING PLACES
304
Chapter
316
THE FIFTH DWELLING PLACES
335
THE SIXTH DWELLING PLACES
358
Deals with the same subject and tells of the manner
370
Treats of when God suspends the soul in prayer with
378
Continues on the same subject and deals with a kind
386
Discusses how God communicates Himself to the soul
405
Tells about other favors God grants the soul in a
418
THE SEVENTH DWELLING PLACES
427
Epilogue
451
Notes to The Meditations on the Song of Songs
477

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