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“Are You the White Sisters or the Black Sisters?” Women Confounding Categories of Race and Gender

Amy Koehlinger

in The Religious History of American Women: Reimagining the Past

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831021
eISBN:
9781469605173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867990_brekus.13
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores the history of Catholic women from their own perspective. Focusing on the experience of Catholic sisters who worked to promote racial justice in the 1960s, it shows that both ... More


Ethnic Intersections

Anne M. Butler

in Across God's Frontiers: Catholic Sisters in the American West, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835654
eISBN:
9781469601618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837542_butler.12
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the Catholic missionary initiatives to Native American communities. It argues that as Catholic sisters moved into worlds of color, the responses of ethnic communities to the ... More


Across God's Frontiers: Catholic Sisters in the American West, 1850-1920

Anne M. Butler

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835654
eISBN:
9781469601618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837542_butler
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Roman Catholic sisters first traveled to the American West as providers of social services, education, and medical assistance. This book traces the ways in which sisters challenged and reconfigured ... More


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