ISBN-10:
0268040206
ISBN-13:
9780268040208
Pub. Date:
05/15/2004
Publisher:
University of Notre Dame Press
Reconciling Catholicism and Feminism: Personal Reflections on Tradition and Change

Reconciling Catholicism and Feminism: Personal Reflections on Tradition and Change

by Sally Barr Ebest, Ron Ebest

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ISBN-13: 9780268040208
Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press
Publication date: 05/15/2004
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordxi
Acknowledgmentsxxi
Introductionxxiii
Part ILooking Back: Feminism and Catholicism in the Twentieth Century
1American Catholic Feminism: A History3
2The Form Didn't Fit: Charting New Maps, Illuminating New Spaces13
3Feminism and Catholicism32
4Sex-Linked Traits47
5Serviam69
6Telling Old Tales about Something New: The Vocation of a Catholic and Feminist Historian82
7The Elephant Is Slow to Mate96
8After Sufficient Reflection: Catholic, Feminist, and Divorced110
9Dis/Re/Com/Union122
10Respecting Life and Respecting Women's Lives: Abortion, Feminism, and My Return to the Catholic Church138
11Irish Women Reconciling Catholicism and Feminism: The Abortion Question150
12Reconciling Latin American Catholicism and Feminism168
13Reconciling the Places Where Memory Resides177
14Journey from/to Catholicism190
15Catholicism and the Contraceptive Debate, 1914-1930202
16Politics and Paradox in Nineteenth-Century Irish American Society: Mary Anne Sadlier and the Catholic Woman's Role217
Part IILooking Ahead: Feminism and Catholicism in the Next Generation
17Conversations between Mothers and Daughters in the Father's House231
18Race, Sex, and Spirit: Chicana Negotiations of Catholicism242
19A Most Noble City of Ladies: University Students Explore Their Catholic Identity through Literature by French Women251
20Evolving Feminisms263
List of Contributors280
Index285

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