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New Habits : Today's Women Who Choose by Isabel Losada - Paperback - 1999 - from Manyhills Books and Biblio.com

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New Habits : Today's Women Who Choose

by Isabel Losada

Condition: Near Fine


Hodder & Stoughton, United Kingdom, 1999. Medium Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Why would young women in their twenties or thirties choose to enter a convent? Are they running away from the world? Are they seeking a Mother Superior to obey in order to escape personal responsibility? Why would they sacrifice the opportunity to have a lover, a child, a house of their own, or the freedom to live according to their own desires? And once in a community, how do they cope with doubt, routine, the lack of personal space? Isabel Losada has talked at length to ten young Anglican nuns - all of whom had homes, jobs, boyfriends, money, and freedom - who explain why they are seeking a more radical lifestyle. They reveal themselves openly, and they challenge all the stereotypes. And although Losada approached the interviews with a high degree of cynicism, she came away with a tremendous admiration for these women who have sought a greater freedom in a God-centered life. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 034072238X. ISBN/EAN: 9780340722381. Inventory No: 10060387.. 9780340722381

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