Joachim Smet, O. Carm.
The life of St. Teresa of Avila as told by Joachim Smet, O. Carm., the eminent Carmelite historian. Fr. Smet spent much of his life writing the multi-volume history of the Carmelite Order. This current work is from his second volume which highlighted the post Tridentine period, including the Teresian reform of the Order as well as the life of this amazing woman. Antonio Ruiz calls this the best biography of the saint ever written.