Joan Chittister

Joan Chittister

Her Journey From Certainty to Faith

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An intimate biography of Joan Chittister –Benedictine nun and writer, a leading voice for spiritual renewal, a prophetic advocate of peace and justice, and a champion of the role of women in the church and in the world.

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This biography of Benedictine Sister Joan Chittister looks at her writing, teaching, leadership, and her work for peace, justice, and women’s rights in Mexico, Bhutan, and China. The book charts her life from her childhood to her education at Notre Dame and Pennsylvania State University and her travels around the world. There is special focus on conflicts with Catholic leaders and Vatican authorities on the issue of women’s ordination. Readers will also find insight on the development of her spiritual beliefs, as seen in her writing and speaking. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Maryknoll, New York :, Orbis Books,, [2015]
Description: xiv, 248 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9781626981485
Branch Call Number: 271.97 Chi


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