Springs of Water in a Dry Land

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Springs of Water in a Dry Land

Spiritual Survival for Catholic Women Today

By Mary Jo Weaver

Beacon Press (MA), Paperback, 9780807012192, 168pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2001

Description

"One of our most insightful feminist thinkers, Mary Jo Weaver here charts the difficult spiritual terrain facing women alienated from their religious background but searching for alternatives within it. Liberation theology, Process throught, Goddess worship, male and female visionaries from the past, Catholic women's communities at the present time, issues of gender and ordination: all are explored with lucidity, tact, and intelligence." —Susan Gubar, co-author, The Madwoman in the Attic

"Beautifully written, and highly readable." —National Catholic Reporte



Praise For Springs of Water in a Dry Land

One of our most insightful feminist thinkers, Mary Jo Weaver here charts the difficult spiritual terrain facing women alienated from their religious background but searching for alternatives within it. Liberation theology, Process throught, Goddess worship, male and female visionaries from the past, Catholic women's communities at the present time, issues of gender and ordination: all are explored with lucidity, tact, and intelligence. —Susan Gubar, co-author, The Madwoman in the Attic

"Beautifully written, and highly readable." —National Catholic Reporter

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