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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


Poverty, Development, and the Challenges of Catholic Sisterhood in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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/9780226697697.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in the Democratic Republic of Congo respond to the needs of the surrounding population amid widespread poverty, weak public infrastructure, ... More


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