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The Calling: A Year in the Life of an Order of Nuns by Catherine Whitney

The Calling: A Year in the Life of an Order of Nuns

by Catherine Whitney

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Abridged Edition
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5 Hrs. 33 Min.
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There is something vital and totally relevant about the religious life as practiced by nuns today. There is a reason why we are fascinated by these women who maintain a mysterious aura, even when they are no longer cloaked in the garb of old. What draws women to this sacrificial life? What is the gratification that comes from taking vows of poverty, chastity and obedience? How can a woman pursue full status in an environment that many deem misogynistic? What are the secret struggles and fears that wage battle behind the serene exterior?

People are endlessly fascinated by the mystery of nuns as they walk among us in the world.

In The Calling, Catherine Whitney follows the daily routine of a Dominican community for a year. She reveals a rare inside view of these lives of devotion, while answering the questions that most fascinate the lay public. The Calling is Whitney's search for answers from a community that has existed for centuries but is still evolving. The story contains elements of romance, personal heroism, suffering, existential anxiety, and boundless joy. It is a human tale cloaked in a superhuman mantle.

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  • Published: July 2008
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: T066939
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