Mary and the Catholic Imagination: Le Point Vierge
Wendy M. Wright
Reflects on the nature of the Catholic imagination as viewed through the figure of Mary and suggests that she might be considered the global Catholic Church's point vierge���a provocative phrase that opens up a dimension of both the Catholic imagination and the mystery of Mary in an intriguing manner.
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Awe-Filled Wonder: The Interface of Science and Spirituality
Invites us to enter into the spiritual transformation and the expansion of consciousness that the extraordinary discoveries especially in quantum physics and cosmology are opening up for us today and inviting us to apply to our God quest, to our personal understanding of ourselves, and to our view of the world we live in.
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Compassionate Respect: A Feminist Approach to Medical Ethics and Other Questions
Margaret A. Farley
Addresses current tensions in medical ethics as it has developed in the past thirty years.
For the Beauty of the Earth: Women, Sacramentality, and Justice
Susan A. Ross
A feminist theological and ethical exploration of women and beauty that draws on women's practices of beauty as sources of insight into the nature of beauty and as inspiration for connecting beauty and goodness.
Hagar���s Daughters: Womanist Ways of Being in the World
Diana L. Hayes
A spiritual manifesto for Black women in their role as healers of church and society.
Jewish-Christian Dialogue: One Woman's Experience
Mary C. Boys
Argues that serious and sustained encounter with another religious tradition is imperative for developing a healthy commitment as a Christian in a pluralistic world.
Quotidian Mysteries, The: Laundry, Liturgy and Women's Work
The bestselling author of The Cloister Walk reflects on the sanctifying possibilities of everyday work and how God is present in worship and liturgy as well as in ordinary life. Definitely not ���for women only.���
Speaking with Authority: Catherine of Siena and the Voices of Women Today
Mary Catherine HilkertForeword by Suzanne Noffke, OP
Reflects on the person and impact of Catherine of Siena as a means to examine the challenges facing contemporary women of faith.
Subversive Power of Love, The: The Vision of Henriette Delille
M. Shawn Copeland
Highlights Henriette Delille, founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family, who lived out a vision that defied social convention, cultural custom, and tepid religiosity.
With Oil in Their Lamps: Faith, Feminism, and the Future
Sandra M. Schneiders
The author examines the transformative effects of feminism on both twentieth-century America and the postconciliar Church and explores how a Gospel-informed feminism can offer a new vision of humanity, Church and a world for a new century.
Women, Earth, and Creator Spirit
Elizabeth A. Johnson
Makes the point that the social domination of women and the ecological domination of the earth are inextricably fused in theory and practice.
Women Shaping Theology
Mary Ann Hinsdale
Draws upon the literary discourses of self-narrative and memoir to tell the story of women in Catholic theology in North America over the past fifty years.
Women and the Word: The Gender of God in the New Testament and the Spirituality of Women
Sandra Marie Schneiders
Suggestions for resolving the problem of an exclusively male God-image that are both faithful to the tradition and liberating for women.
Women Who Hear Voices: The Challenge of Religious Experience
Defends women's experiences of communication from God by considering recent psychological and theological thinking.
Christian Women in a Troubled World
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Ideal Church, An: A Meditation
Denise Lardner Carmody
An introduction to the theology of the Church that explores what it means to be a member of the Church today through a survey of biblical and historical background and a look at a constructive contemporary model.
Job���s Daughters: Women and Power
An historical/sociological review of women's powerlessness, taking Job as the prototype of the innocent victim and using May's classifications of power to find the integrative power of the future.
Madeleva: One Woman���s Life
Gail Porter Mandell
A portrait of a noted educator, poet and scholar who was the best known Catholic Sister of her day.
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Stories We Live (Cuentos Que Vivimos)
Through the use of stories passed down from woman to woman, the author explores the richly textured area of Latina/Hispanic women's spirituality.
Women and Creativity
Dolores R. Leckey
An in-depth look at women's creativity and the hope that it offers to the church and to the world.
Women and Sexuality
Lisa Sowle Cahill
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Women and Teaching
An essay that focuses on teaching as a form of spirituality. Five different themes that resonate in the lives of women are explored: silence, remembering, ritual mourning, artistry, and birthing.
Women at Prayer
Women have a special intuition of God that has been too long neglected by the churches but which can be recognized today in the experiences of remarkable women witnesses.
Women, Conscience, and the Creative Process
Anne E. Patrick, SNJM
Offers a deeply personal interpretation of conscience, drawing on Scripture, ethics, psychology, and stories of women's lives to demonstrate the importance of the virtue of creative responsibility.