Book Reviews of Interior Castle

Interior Castle
Interior Castle
Author: St. Teresa of Avila
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ISBN-13: 9780385036436
ISBN-10: 0385036434
Publication Date: 2/1/1972
Pages: 272
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

4.1 stars, based on 7 ratings
Publisher: Image
Book Type: Paperback
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This book is NOT the original Interior Castle of St. Teresa of Avila. It is a modern translation written to remove all "religious dogma". Much of it is not even translation, it is re-writing. It is a new-age, feel-good attempt to have one's cake and eat it, too. The arrogance is astounding.

If you are a Catholic or other person looking to read the actual writing of St. Teresa of Avila, avoid this (translation by Mirabai Starr) like the plague.
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A devotional classic on mystical theology. A difficult read by the reward is worth the struggle.
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Good translation, but I'm not into mysticism, particular that used by feminist advocates.