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A passion for life : fragments of the face of God

Author: Joan Chittister
Publisher: Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, [2000]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Meditations
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Chittister
ISBN: 1570753180 9781570753183
OCLC Number: 42780587
Notes: Originally published: Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, ©1996.
Description: xi, 132 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Eve: The Image of God 1 --
Gandhi: The Force of Non-Force 5 --
Benedict and Scholastica: Images of Hope 9 --
Charles DE Foucauld: Icon of the Universal Brother 13 --
The University Martyrs: Icons of the Patience of God 18 --
Hagar: The Abandoned Woman 23 --
Rumi: Icon of Wisdom 25 --
John XXIII: A Glimpse of the Heart of God 30 --
Hildegard of Bingen: The Feminine Voice of God 34 --
Martin Luther King: The Icon of Light in Darkness 39 --
Mary Magdalene: Icon of Ministry 43 --
Bartolome DE Las Casas: Icon of Justice 47 --
Simone Well: Icon of the Face of Truth 52 --
Francis and Clare: Holy Madness 55 --
Dorothy Day: Icon of the Streets 59 --
Franz Jagerstatter: Icon of Conscience 64 --
Kateri Tekakwitha: Icon of Otherness 68 --
Teresa of Avila: Face of Fire 73 --
Amos: The Icon of Compassion 79 --
Mother Jones: God's Righteous Anger 83 --
Pedro Arrupe: The Face of Gentle Strength 86 --
Baal Shem TOV: Face of a Holy World 91 --
Julian of Norwich: Icon of the Motherhood of God 95 --
Oscar Romero: Icon of Ordinariness 100 --
Edith Stein: The Prescience of God 107 --
Martin of Tours: Holy Disobedience 111 --
Thomas Merton: Icon of the Voice of God 114 --
Catherine of Siena: Woman of Courage 120 --
Joan of Arc: A Voice of Conscience 125.
Responsibility: Joan D. Chittister ; with icons by Robert Lentz.

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