|Author/Contributor(s):||Hunt, Helen Lakelly|
- St. Teresa of Ãvila, a woman whose bravery in confronting her shadows gave her the strength to connect with the world and live a life of divine action.
- Lucretia Mott, a Quaker minister, who rose from her quiet upbringing to become a passionate speaker and activist working tirelessly on behalf of justice and peace.
- Sojourner Truth, a Christian slave, who spoke out with unwavering courage to claim her God-given rightful place as an African American and a woman.
- Emily Dickinson, an extraordinary poet, who touched the world with her ability to capture and transform the experience of suffering.
- Dorothy Day, a radical journalist, who lived a life of voluntary poverty as a way of expressing her passion for the Christian faith and care for those in need.
A remarkable book that focuses on the idea that spirituality and feminism are really different expressions of the same impulse to make life more whole, Faith and Feminism offers a powerful catalyst for reflecting on our sense of self -- and for living and loving according to our deepest values.