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Spanish spiritual writer. Díaz Sánchez de Ávila entered the Carmelite Order in 1587. His writings on missionary theory contributed to the foundation of the Congregation ‘De Propaganda Fide’. His works on mysticism present the teaching of St Teresa in the form of Scholastic treatises.

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