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Neighbors and Missionaries: A History of the Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine

Margaret M. McGuinness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239870
eISBN:
9780823239917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239870.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Neighbors and Missionaries is a history of the Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine, a community of women religious founded by Marion Gurney (Mother Marianne of Jesus) in 1910. Believing that ... More


Navigating the Contemporary Religious Landscape: Discerning Distinctions with a Difference

Mary Johnson, Patricia Wittberg, and Mary L. Gautier

in New Generations of Catholic Sisters: The Challenge of Diversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199316847
eISBN:
9780199371457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199316847.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter first outlines larger societal changes that impact the likelihood of Catholic women considering a religious vocation. In the present spiritual marketplace, Catholics reflect a larger ... More


The Bishops, the Sisters, and Religious Freedom

Elizabeth A. Castelli

in Politics of Religious Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226248479
eISBN:
9780226248646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226248646.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay describes American Catholic conceptions of and activism around the right to religious freedom, focusing on the “Fortnight of Freedom” campaign announced by the US bishops. The Fortnight ... More


Veiled Desires: Intimate Portrayals of Nuns in Postwar Anglo-American Film

Maureen Sabine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251650
eISBN:
9780823253043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251650.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In her vibrant screen performance as Sister Benedict in The Bells of St. Mary's, Ingrid Bergman represented the film nun as a mature modern woman who had chosen the religious life with a “complete ... More


Conclusion: Inviting the Future

Mary Johnson, Patricia Wittberg, and Mary L. Gautier

in New Generations of Catholic Sisters: The Challenge of Diversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199316847
eISBN:
9780199371457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199316847.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter summarizes the period, age, and cohort effects that influence whether a Catholic woman in the United States will enter a religious institute and which institute she will choose. ... More


Domus humilis: the conversion of Venetian convent architecture and identity

Saundra Weddle

in Conversions: Gender and Religious Change in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099151
eISBN:
9781526121059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099151.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Although the monastic principle of poverty had, for centuries, been intended to guide the architectural development of monasteries and convents, the 1260 Franciscan General Chapter of Narbonne took ... More


Summoned to Lead

Carole Garibaldi Rogers

in Habits of Change: An Oral History of American Nuns

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199757060
eISBN:
9780190254421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199757060.003.0013
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter presents oral history interviews with two American nuns who have assumed leadership positions: Sister Theresa Kane, a member of Mount Mercy in Dobbs Ferry, New York; and Sister Anita de ... More


Envisioning the Future

Carole Garibaldi Rogers

in Habits of Change: An Oral History of American Nuns

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199757060
eISBN:
9780190254421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199757060.003.0017
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter presents oral history interviews with two American nuns: Sister Christine Schenk, executive director of FutureChurch in Lakewood, Ohio; and Sister Joan Chittister, prioress of her ... More


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