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The Subversive Power of Love (Madeleva Lecture in Spirituality)

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Henriette Delille, founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family, lived out a vision that defied social convention, cultural custom, and tepid religiosity. Her vision embraced the enslaved, the poor, the sick, the elderly; and, in the midst of nineteenth century New Orleans, thoroughly reconceptualized black women's bodies. Delille gave herself unreservedly to a bold venture that embodied belief and hope, enduring commitment, and the subversive power of love. Her cause for canonization has been officially opened by the Vatican.

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Highlights Henriette Delille, founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family, who lived out a vision that defied social convention, cultural custom, and tepid religiosity.

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ISBN:
9780809144891
Author:
Copeland, M. Shawn
Publisher:
Paulist Press
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
History
Subject:
Delille, Henriette
Subject:
Sisters of the Holy Family (New Orleans, La.)
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Philosophy General
Series:
Madeleva Lecture in Spirituality
Publication Date:
20081231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
85
Dimensions:
6.50x4.40x.40 in. .17 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Henriette Delille, founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family, lived out a vision that defied social convention, cultural custom, and tepid religiosity. Her vision embraced the enslaved, the poor, the sick, the elderly; and, in the midst of nineteenth century New Orleans, thoroughly reconceptualized black women's bodies. Delille gave herself unreservedly to a bold venture that embodied belief and hope, enduring commitment, and the subversive power of love. Her cause for canonization has been officially opened by the Vatican.
"Synopsis" by , Highlights Henriette Delille, founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family, who lived out a vision that defied social convention, cultural custom, and tepid religiosity.
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