Friendship of Women: The Hidden Tradition of the Bible

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Looking deeply into biblical stories of female friendships in order to extract greater truths, this compelling work explores the sacred dimension of friendship through the lenses of faith, tradition, and scripture, revealing the often overlooked voices and experiences of women in the Old and New Testaments. (Social Issues)
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Overview


Looking deeply into biblical stories of female friendships in order to extract greater truths, this compelling work explores the sacred dimension of friendship through the lenses of faith, tradition, and scripture, revealing the often overlooked voices and experiences of women in the Old and New Testaments. (Social Issues)
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"For Joan Chittister, defiance is a form of obedience. And silence in the face of injustice is a sin." —USA Today

"Joan Chittister reminds us that we have a religious duty to question any authority, however august, and to overturn the idols of orthodoxy." —Karen Armstrong, author, A History of God and Islam

"Joan Chittister's spiritual vision for today's world is profound and prophetic." —Spirituality & Health magazine

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781933346021
  • Publisher: BlueBridge
  • Publication date: 4/28/2006
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 141,799
  • Product dimensions: 5.06 (w) x 7.96 (h) x 0.34 (d)

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Joan D. Chittister is an internationally known writer and lecturer, and the executive director of Benetvision, a resource and research center for contemporary spirituality. She is the past president of the Conference of American Benedictine Prioresses and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. She is the author of "In the Heart of the Temple," "Scarred by Struggle, Transformed by Hope," and "Wisdom Distilled from the Daily." She lives in Erie, Pennsylvania.
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