Mothering, Public Leadership, and Women?s Life Writing: Explorations in Spirituality Studies and Practical Theology

Mothering, Public Leadership, and Women?s Life Writing: Explorations in Spirituality Studies and Practical Theology

by Claire Wolfteich

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004350663
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/21/2017
Series: Theology in Practice , #3
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

About the Author

Claire E. Wolfteich, Ph.D. (1997), University of Chicago, is Professor of Practical Theology and Spirituality Studies at Boston University. She has published monographs, edited volumes, and articles, including (co-ed. with A. Dillen) Catholic Approaches in Practical Theology: International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Peeters, 2016).

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgements

1 Introduction

Case Studies in Spirituality

2 Mothering, Mysticism, and Public Voice: Margery Kempe and Jarena Lee

3 Maternal Wisdom and an Ordinary Spiritual Theology: Jane de Chantal and Francis de Sales

4 Motherwork, Public Leadership, and Vocational Tensions: Dorothy Day, Dolores Huerta, and Lena Frances Edwards

Theological Analysis

5 Motherwork and Vocation

6 Seeking Sabbath: Time Poverty, Women's Labor, and Spiritual Renewal

7 Spiritual Travail and Sacred Tales

Bibliography
Index

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