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The Resource Dedicated to God : an oral history of cloistered nuns, Abbie Reese

Dedicated to God : an oral history of cloistered nuns, Abbie Reese

Label
Dedicated to God : an oral history of cloistered nuns
Title
Dedicated to God
Title remainder
an oral history of cloistered nuns
Statement of responsibility
Abbie Reese
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As a subculture, cloistered monastic nuns live hidden from public view by choice. Once a woman joins the cloister and makes final vows, she is almost never seen and her voice is not heard; her story is essentially nonexistent in the historical record and collective, public history. From interviews conducted over six years, Abbie Reese tells the stories of the Poor Clare Colettine Order, a cloistered contemplative order at the Corpus Christi Monastery in Rockford, Illinois. Seldom leaving their 25,000-square-foot gated enclosure, members of this community embrace an extreme version of poverty a
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reese, Abbie
Dewey number
271/.973077331
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BX4328.5.Z9
LC item number
R63 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The Oxford oral history series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Corpus Christi Monastery (Rockford, Ill.)
  • Monastic and religious life of women
  • Colettines
  • Colettines
  • Oral history
  • Oral biography
  • Corpus Christi Monastery (Rockford, Ill.)
  • RELIGION
  • Monastic and religious life of women
  • Oral biography
  • Oral history
  • Illinois
Label
Dedicated to God : an oral history of cloistered nuns, Abbie Reese
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Dedicated to God; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; INTRODUCTION ; Called: Sister Mary Monica ; Part 1: The Call ; 1 COMMUNITY LIFE ; Called: Sister Maria Deo Gratias ; 2 THE CLAUSTROPHOBIC NUN ; Called: Sister Mary Michael ; Part 2: The Life ; 3 MONASTIC LIVING IN A THROWAWAY CULTURE
  • Called: Sister Mary Joseph 4 LITTLE HOUSE, BIG HEART ; Called: Sister Mary Clara ; 5 MOTHERS OF SOULS ; Called: Sister Joan Marie ; 6 THE SUFFERING SERVANTS ; Part 3: The Threats ; 7 IDEALISM AND REALITY ; Called: Sister Ann Marie ; 8 ERASED FROM THE LANDSCAPE
  • Called: Sister Mary Veronica EPILOGUE ; Acknowledgments ; Appendix: Interviewees ; Notes ; Further Reading ; Index
Control code
867630698
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 247 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199947942
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)867630698
Label
Dedicated to God : an oral history of cloistered nuns, Abbie Reese
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Dedicated to God; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; INTRODUCTION ; Called: Sister Mary Monica ; Part 1: The Call ; 1 COMMUNITY LIFE ; Called: Sister Maria Deo Gratias ; 2 THE CLAUSTROPHOBIC NUN ; Called: Sister Mary Michael ; Part 2: The Life ; 3 MONASTIC LIVING IN A THROWAWAY CULTURE
  • Called: Sister Mary Joseph 4 LITTLE HOUSE, BIG HEART ; Called: Sister Mary Clara ; 5 MOTHERS OF SOULS ; Called: Sister Joan Marie ; 6 THE SUFFERING SERVANTS ; Part 3: The Threats ; 7 IDEALISM AND REALITY ; Called: Sister Ann Marie ; 8 ERASED FROM THE LANDSCAPE
  • Called: Sister Mary Veronica EPILOGUE ; Acknowledgments ; Appendix: Interviewees ; Notes ; Further Reading ; Index
Control code
867630698
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 247 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199947942
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)867630698

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