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The Subversive Power of Love

The Vision of Henriette Delille
  • By M. Shawn Copeland
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Henriette Delille, founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family, lived out a vision that defied social convention, cultural custom, and tepid religiosity. Her vision embraced the enslaved, the poor, the sick, the elderly; and, in the midst of nineteenth century New Orleans, thoroughly reconceptualized black women's bodies. Delille gave herself unreservedly to a bold venture that embodied belief and hope, enduring commitment, and the subversive power of love. Her cause for canonization has been officially opened by the Vatican.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780809144891
    • Manufacturer: Paulist Pr
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780809144891
    • Publication Date: 12/01/2008
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: M. Shawn Copeland
    • Page Count: 85
    • Width: 4.40 inches
    • Height: 0.40 inches
    • Length: 6.50 inches
    • Weight: 0.17 pounds
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