Women

Synonyms: 
Women's Issues
Front Cover of Refocusing the Vision

A revised and greatly expanded version of the best-selling, Living the Vision, revisited with the eyes and experience of ten years. This book maps an agenda for nuns living with the reforms set forth by the Second Vatican Council.

Front Cover of Reclaiming Spirituality

Humanity has existed for 70,000 years—and organized religion for only 4,500. Spirituality is more fundamental to human nature than doctrinal structures are.  What aspects of human spirituality have been submerged by our craving for self-consistent “systems” of belief?

Front Cover of Prophetic Witness

Presenting practical strategies for reform and renewal of the Church, this strikingly direct volume brings together the voices of leading Catholic theologians who offer ideas for change while still showing that feminist reflection can work in support of the Church.

Front Cover for The Passion of Therese of Lisieux

Guy Gaucher shares a discerning and finely researched portrait of the final days in the life of Thérèse of Lisieux. Illness and suffering test the young nun and move her through a purifying process, illuminating a spiritual grace that has inspired millions.

Front Cover of Women, Celibacy and the Church

Celibacy isn't just for priests and nuns—it’s for every unmarried Christian. This scholarly Protestant study unfolds a rich Christian theology of the single life. Learn how the gift of self, reserved for God, can fill a life with meaning.

Front Cover for Women Saints

Daily inspiration from women of great spirit. Madonna Sophia Compton recounts the mysterious and faith-filled lives of women saints—from St. Germaine Cousin, the humble, French shepherd with a withered hand, to the world-renown Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico.

Front Cover for Women of Opus Dei

A doctor, a professor, a stay-at-home mom, and a marketing executive—these and other female members of the prelature of Opus Dei set the record straight with inspiring stories of dedication to fostering Christian principles at all levels of society.

Front Cover of Women in the New Testament

Many fragments of women's stories survive in the New Testament texts, which were composed by men. Why did they include so many references to women and why are women, as a group, treated so positively by the male New Testament writers?

Front Cover of Women Deacons in the Early Church

Can women be ordained? Have they been ordained in the past, as deacons, and fully accepted in ministry? This historical study tries to prove that women have served as deacons, and hence that they might serve as priests.

Front Cover for WomanWord

Miriam Therese Winter's enlightening resource explores and celebrates the tales of the women of the New Testament, helping us to understand the experiences of these dynamic personalities and to embrace the wisdom and transformation that their stories offer.

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