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This is the introductory chapter of the book, which took shape as a response to the growing interest in the figure of Juan de Ávila. Its aim is to examine his ideas, place them in proper context, and reconstruct the spiritual discipline that prompted a sensational following in his time. The book traces the development of Juan de Ávilas ascetic spirituality in its interaction with sixteenth-century Spanish society. This chapter presents an overview of how other chapter of the book are organised.

Keywords: Juan de Ávila; Spanish society

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