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New Habits By Isabel Losada

New Habits
by Edited by Isabel Losada

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Isabel Losada interviewed ten young nuns from Anglican convents. She began with a suspicious attitude, prepared to dismiss their motives as immature and escapist, but in these interviews she learned more than she bargained for. The nuns talk about boyfriends, travel, love and spiritual yearning.
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New Habits by Edited by Isabel Losada

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.

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GOR001173727
New Habits by Edited by Isabel Losada
Edited by Isabel Losada
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
1999-02-18
205
034072238X
9780340722381
N/A
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