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Tour of the Interior Castle

For an updated Tour of the Interior Castle: Click Here   A Tour of the Interior Castle Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Summary – Mansions One through Six. Even those devoting much of their life to studying spiritual literature find

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A Tour of the Interior Castle

For an Updated Tour of the Interior Castle: Click Here Teresa of Avila’s Interior Castle is on several lists of “great books”. It’s included in Notre Dame’s Great Books seminars. Eugene Peterson lists it as one the “basics” of spiritual

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Intellectual Vision: Part Five

To authenticate the Intellectual Vision, Teresa tells us to look at the effects of the vision in our life. If these effects are not present, we should be suspect about the source of the vision. These effects include: Certainty about the

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The End of Deception (Intellectual Visions: Part 4)

Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Sixth Mansion: Chapter Eight: Intellectual Visions God communicates to us. Sometimes this comes in the form of “appearances and visions”. In this chapter Teresa is talking about a specific kind of vision called an Intellectual Vision.

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Intellectual Visions: Part Two

Teresa of Avila: Interior Castle: Sixth Mansions: Chapter Eight As Teresa begins to discuss Intellectual Visions she reminds us we may not experience visions or other forms of mystical prayer. We should not make mystical experiences a test of our

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