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By María de San José Salazar,Alison Weber,Amanda Powell

María de San José Salazar (1548-1603) took the veil as a Discalced ("barefoot") Carmelite nun in 1571, turning into one in every of Teresa of Avila's most crucial collaborators in non secular reform and serving as prioress of the Seville and Lisbon convents. in the parameters of the stern Catholic Reformation in Spain, María fiercely defended women's rights to outline their very own religious adventure and to coach, motivate, and lead different girls in reforming their church.

María wrote this ebook as a protection of the Discalced perform of environment apart hours on a daily basis for dialog, song, and staging of non secular performs. Casting the ebook within the kind of a discussion, María demonstrates via fictional conversations between a bunch of nuns in the course of their hours of sport how ladies may perhaps function very potent religious lecturers for every different. The publication contains one of many first biographical pics of Teresa and Maria's own account of the founding of the Discalced convent at Seville, in addition to her tribulations as an Inquisitional suspect. wealthy in allusions to women's affective relationships within the early smooth convent, Book for the Hour of Recreation additionally serves for example of the way a lady may perhaps write while really freed from clerical censorship and expectations.

A certain creation and notes via Alison Weber supply historic and biographical context for Amanda Powell's fluid translation.

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