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John of Avila: Audi, filia–Listen, O Daughter

Format: Digital
ISBN: 0809142007


This volume contains a general introduction to the life and work of St. John of Avila (1499–1569), a major figure in the reform of the church in sixteenth century Spain, along with a translation of his major work, the Audi, Filia, a guide to the spiritual life beginning from the ascetical practices of resisting the allurements of the world and terminating in union with the crucified Lord by which the soul shares Christ’s radiant beauty. This guide will be a useful tool for those seeking to learn more about the history of the Catholic church in Spain and for those seeking devotional guidance.

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Key Features

  • Presents readers with an ascetic path
  • Fully integrates and cross references with other resources from your Logos library
  • A prominent primary source, useful for research and historical study


  • Foreward
  • Preface
  • Introduction to John of Avila: His Life and Works
  • Audi, filia: Listen, O Daughter
  • Author’s Prolouge
  • Brief Summary by the Author
  • Part One: “Listen O Daughter”
  • Part Two: “Incline Your Ear”
  • Part Three: “See!”
  • Part Four: “Forget Your People!”
  • Part Five: “Forget Your Father’s House”
  • Part Six: “The King Will Desire Your Beauty!”
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Title: John of Avila: Audi, filia—Listen, O Daughter
  • Author: John of Avila
  • Series: The Classics of Western Spirituality
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Print Publication Date: 2006
  • Logos Release Date: 2016
  • Pages: 352
  • Era: era:reformation
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital > Logos Edition
  • Subjects: Spirituality > Catholic Church; Spiritual life > Catholic Church; John, of Avila, Saint, 1499?-1569
  • ISBNs: 0809142007, 0809105624
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2019-10-03T22:40:31Z

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About the Author

John of Ávila (January 6, 1499–May 10, 1569) was a Spanish priest, preacher, scholastic author, and religious mystic, who has been declared a saint and Doctor of the Church by the Catholic Church.