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Jun 17, Serviam rated it it was amazing. But the teaching that Fr. A Question of Relevance. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Join Date Mar Posts Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Conditions for Growth St Teresa. This splendid synthesis of the simple yet power philosophies of Ss Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross completely changed the way I withhin prayer and meditation.

Dubay writes a fast and furious summary of the teachings of St. After watching the video series, I was intrigued by this universal call which sounded like some well-kept family secret! In fact, it is subtitled, ‘St. Teresa of Avila–and the teaching of Sacred Scripture.

Fire Within: Teresa of Avila, John of the Cross and the Gospel – On Prayer by Thomas Dubay

May 25, John Paul Ryan rated it it was amazing. Excellent book on 2my great Saints.

In this book Fr. Teresa of Avila–and the teaching of Sacred Scripture. Father Dubay is a master.


Fire Within : St. Teresa of Avila, St. John of the Cross, and the Gospel on Prayer

Dubay does not just dive into writings and letters by the two, but he packages the book extremely well. He is an expert on the teachings and w Father Thomas DubayS.

This book was a constant reminder and made me really dubah for increased prayer I think I tried to read this book twice before and had a hard time getting through the first 50 pages, but this go-around I was quite enthralled. An excellent introduction to the lives of these two Carmelites and the world of contemplative prayer.

Christianity is radical; there is no way around it and Dubay doesn’t apologize for it. Other Editions and Formats.

I don’t recommend this book for people unfamiliar with the work of these saints, because Dubay assumes that his audience is already familiar with spiritual concepts like ‘infused prayer’ and mystical union. The Best Books of For those feeling the call to strive for christian virtue, this is an excellent resource that forces you to really direct all your energies towards the emptying of the self.

Trivia About Fire Within: And yet time after time in his lectures, Father drew on Scriptural references for his arguments.

Fire in the Nights. Wachter rated it it was amazing. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Sep 13, Paul Mora rated it it was amazing. The book is readable and – i’ve always found – challenging. He is an expert on tire teachings and writings of the two mystical doctors of the Church, John of the Cross and Teresa of Avila.

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Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Ignatius Press- Religion – pages. This was my first exposure to Fore Dubay’s amazing insight to prayer through the saints. This little gem will be a classic sooner rather than later. All the major elements of these great teachers are ordered, commented on and put in the context of their scriptural foundations.


It is laid out logically and covers all the bases and relevant questions beginning with the topic of the book itself. Over and over, I am blown away by the convictions and advice from Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross.

One with dubbay a Over and over, I am blown away by the convictions and advice from Teresa of Tho,as and John of the Cross. He opens it up with a short biography of each and then explains why they are relative. Review and Rate this Item. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of If you feel that you already do everything that is asked of you, this might not be the book for you ddubay, for the mystics demand tremendous generosity of self. Ryan Humphries rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: John of the Cross and Teresa of Avila.

Nov 10, Christine rated it it was amazing. I’m not sure if the chapter “What is Contemplation? It is meant for every Christian and is based on the Gospel imperative of personal prayer and the call to holiness.