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Christian Women Who Inspire

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Christian Women Who Inspire

Evelyn Underhill

Evelyn Underhill (1875-1941), was a 20th-century British lay theologian, spiritual writer, and retreat leader widely known for her compelling exploration of the spiritual life. She offers profoundly simple advice on opening ourselves to God. Evelyn awakened the spiritual hearts of…

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Dorothy C. Bass

Dorothy C. Bass is director emerita of the Valparaiso Project on the Education and Formation of People in Faith (www.practicingourfaith.org), a Lilly Endowment project based at Valparaiso University that develops resources to help contemporary people live the Christian faith with…

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Hannah Hurnard

Hannah Hurnard (1905—1990) was a British and American writer most noted for her series of modern Christian allegories. The first, Hinds’ Feet on High Places, draws on holiness doctrine and imagery from the Song of Solomon to tell how Much-Afraid…

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Hildegard of Bingen

Hildegard of Bingen (1098–1179), a German Benedictine nun and mystical writer/composer, was a woman of tremendous authority and influence within the Roman Catholic Church and the politics of her time. She was “rediscovered” in the late twentieth century after more than eight…

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Joan D. Chittister, O. S. B.

Sister Joan Chittister is a member of the Benedictine Sisters of Erie, author, spiritual writer, and peace and justice advocate. She is Executive Director of Benetvision: A Resource and Research Center for Contemporary Spirituality, former Benedictine prioress (Erie, Pennsylvania), and…

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