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Batteries, Crosses, Solar Panels, and Global Sisterhood

Casey Ritchie Clevenger

in Unequal Partners: In Search of Transnational Catholic Sisterhood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226697413
eISBN:
9780226697697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226697697.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Although there is ongoing popular and academic interest in the ways globalization shapes contemporary social life, scholars know little about transnational organizations or how they influence ... More


Pathways to Religious Life for American and Congolese Women

Casey Ritchie Clevenger

in Unequal Partners: In Search of Transnational Catholic Sisterhood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226697413
eISBN:
9780226697697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226697697.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter outlines the different ways women in the United States and Democratic Republic of Congo were introduced to the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. It focuses on the people, institutions, and ... More


A Life of Ministries

Casey Ritchie Clevenger

in Unequal Partners: In Search of Transnational Catholic Sisterhood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226697413
eISBN:
9780226697697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226697697.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the various settings where Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur work and explores different understandings of authority, obedience, and personal autonomy within religious life. In ... More


Mission Is Everything: Sisters on the Frontiers of Ministry in Greater Boston

Casey Ritchie Clevenger

in Unequal Partners: In Search of Transnational Catholic Sisterhood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226697413
eISBN:
9780226697697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226697697.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the growth of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in Massachusetts from the arrival of the first sisters in Boston in 1849 to the formation of the Waltham Province in 1922, and ... More


Like Night and Day: Sisters’ Personal and Communal Religious Practices in Two Places

Casey Ritchie Clevenger

in Unequal Partners: In Search of Transnational Catholic Sisterhood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226697413
eISBN:
9780226697697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226697697.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the personal and communal religious practices of Congolese and US Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, asking what leads members to organize daily rituals and annual gatherings ... More


Conclusion: Circling Back and Looking Forward

Casey Ritchie Clevenger

in Unequal Partners: In Search of Transnational Catholic Sisterhood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226697413
eISBN:
9780226697697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226697697.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers the future of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in the United States and Democratic Republic of Congo with attention to questions of declining membership in the Global North ... More


Unequal Partners: In Search of Transnational Catholic Sisterhood

Casey Ritchie Clevenger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226697413
eISBN:
9780226697697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226697697.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

When we think of Catholicism, we think of Europe and the United States as the seats of its power. Although much of Catholicism remains headquartered in the West, the Church’s center of gravity has ... More


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