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A radical faith : the assassination of Sister Maura

Author: Eileen Markey
Publisher: New York : Nation Books, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First [edition]View all editions and formats
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"An investigative journalist - drawing on interviews, letters and declassified government documents - provides an up-close account of what a faith that does justice looks like as she explores the full and complex life of Sister Maura Clarke, one of the four American women raped and murdered by the U.S.-trained military of El Salvador in 1980,"--NoveList.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Markey, Eileen.
Radical faith.
New York : Nation Books, [2016]
(OCoLC)963607852
Named Person: Maura Clarke; Maura Clarke
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eileen Markey
ISBN: 9781568585734 156858573X
OCLC Number: 945232233
Description: v, 320 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Four dead in El Salvador --
Between city and sea --
Into the silence: novitiate --
The Bronx is mission territory --
Siuna: away in jungle --
A changing mission --
Into Managua --
The convent is in the street --
Mission to the United States --
Into the darkness --
In the valley of death --
Epilogue: A terrible beauty.
Responsibility: Eileen Markey.

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An intimate biography of the missionary Catholic nun Maura Clarke, chronicling her spiritual and political journey from a tight-knit Irish community in Queens to radical, faith-based activism in  Read more...

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"In death, Maryknoll Sister Maura Clarke became known as a symbol of the brutality of El Salvador's pitiless conflict in the 1980s. In this rare and beautiful book, Eileen Markey brings Maura to Read more...

 
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