Women and Their Mothers: Rejecting and Reclaiming the Tradition of the Saints

Publication Year:
2001
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Repository URL:
https://digitalcommons.lmu.edu/theo_fac/24
Author(s):
Mayeski, Marie Anne
article description
Without doubt, many women have experienced great difficulty when attempting to reclaim the stories of their spiritual mothers, the saints. However, Mayeski believes that the reclaiming of the stories of female ancestors is both possible and necessary, and she finds in the work of recent feminist scholars suggestions and methods that can prove helpful in the spiritual journey.