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The New Nuns

Racial Justice and Religious Reform in the 1960s

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$65.00 • £52.95 • €58.50

ISBN 9780674024731

Publication Date: 04/30/2007

Short

320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

10 halftones

World

  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction: An Apostolic Revolution
  • 1. Church and Society: The Emergence of New Nuns
  • 2. Education and Training: Tools for Racial Justice
  • 3. Vocation and Negotiation: Congregational Dynamics
  • 4. Sisters in Selma: Working under Jim Crow
  • 5. Project Cabrini: Becoming Sistahs
  • 6. The Placement Bureau: Matching Nuns with Needs
  • Conclusion: Endings and New Beginnings
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2009 Eric Hoffer Book Award, Culture Category
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