The Transformation of American Catholic Sisters

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Temple University Press, 1992 - Religion - 206 pages
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Radical changes have occurred in the personal and corporate lives of Roman Catholic nuns in the United States; in their institutions and ministries; in their relations with laity, clergy, and hierarchy; and in their presence in the public sphere. This book explores this transformation, the experiences that marked these changes, and more.
 

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Contents

On the Way to a Different Place
31
This Land Is Their Land
64
Their Name Is Woman
88
A Rightful Coming of Age
113
Not Without Struggle
141
Afterword
165
Church Documents Cited
199
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Lora Ann Quiñonez, CDP, an education program specialist for the U.S. Department of Education, is a member of the Sisters of Divine Providence community.

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