Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
The Transformation of American Catholic Sisters

The Transformation of American Catholic Sisters (Hardback)

£64.00
To Order. Estimated despatch in 3-5 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

During the past four decades, radical changes have occurred in the personal and corporate lives of Roman Catholic nuns in the United States; in their institutions and ministries; in their relations with laity, clergy, and hierarchy; and in their presence in the public sphere. In this book, Lora Ann Quinonez and Mary Daniel Turner explore this transformation: the experiences that marked these changes, their effects on the women, and the future suggested by the nature of the reforms. The movement for change picked up speed in the decade after Vatican Council 11, which mandated the adaptation of religious communities to contemporary milieu. The impact of American culture on the sisters generated a struggle to reconcile American belonging and religious commitment into one identity. The Women's Movement caused a gradual awakening to the reality of gender as an element of personal and corporate identity. It made American nuns confront the structural questions that occur to awakened women and also confront the male Church hierarchy. This book is the first comprehensive analysis of the forces that directed the process by which American sisters have redefined themselves.

Lora Ann Quinonez, CDP, an education program specialist for the U.S. Department of Education, is a member of the Sisters of Divine Providence community. Mary Daniel Turner, SNDdeN, a member of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur community is co-director of Joseph House in Washington D.C.

LGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesGender studies: womenPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsReligion & BeliefsChristianityChristian institutions & organizationsReligion & BeliefsReligion: general Publisher: Temple University Press,U.S. Publication Date: 01/12/1991 ISBN-13: 9780877228653  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 3-5 weeks.  

Lora Ann Quinonez, CDP, an education program specialist for the U.S. Department of Education, is a member of the Sisters of Divine Providence community."

More books by Lora Ann Quinonez

More books by Mary Daniel Turner

More books by Lora Ann Quianonez

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Second Class Available free for ALL orders. No charge for each additional book. 3-7 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed...
(Paperback)
Kate Pankhurst; Kate Pankhurst
 
 
£5.99
 
Bodies at War: Genealogies of...
(Paperback)
Belinda Linn Rincon
 
 
£38.50
 
Vindication of the Rights of Woman...
(Hardback)
Mary Wollstonecraft
 
 
£11.80
 

Currently out of stock

A Doll's House (Wisehouse Classics)
(Hardback)
Henrik Ibsen
 
 
£10.30
 

Currently out of stock

Latest Blog
Caroline Taggart on Why Punctuation Can be Surprisingly Exciting
18/10/2017

Caroline Taggart explains the versatility of punctuation.

Under the Knife: Recreating the Grimy World of Victorian Surgery
17/10/2017

Lindsey describes how she made the trailer for her debut The Butchering Art in order to see how the sights, sounds, and smells of this gruesome period in medical history would translate onto the screen.

The Sky Doesn't Have to be Blue: Steve Antony on Life as a Colour Blind Illustrator
13/10/2017

Steve explains what it's like to be a colour blind illustrator and why the sky doesn't have to be blue.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd