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Mothers, Sisters, Daughters

Standing on Their Shoulders

Author(s): Edwina Gateley

ISBN13: 9781570759505

ISBN10: 1570759502

Publisher: Orbis Books

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  • In word, picture, and poetry, bestselling author Edwina Gateley and artist Sandra Mattucci show us women—saints, mystics, and martyrs; reformers, writers, and environmentalists—who have all made the world a better place by pursuing their dreams and visions, often against enormous odds, including:
    - Hildegard of Bingen, saint and mystic
    - Emily Dickinson, American poet
    - Rachel Carson, environmentalist
    - Dorothy Stang, Catholic sister and martyr
    - Aung San Suu Kyi, political leader of Myanmar
    - Wangari Muta Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize winner

  • Edwina Gateley

    Edwina Gateley, a spiritual writer, pioneering missioner and lay minister, has been featured on “60 Minutes” and on “48 Hours,” and is in high demand as a speaker and retreat giver. Her many books include Soul Sisters, Christ in the Margins, I Hear a Seed Growing, and In God’s Womb (all from Orbis Books). She lives in Erie, Pennsylvania.

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    “In Mothers, Sisters, Daughters, Edwina Gateley calls each of us to be the best of who we are.” 

     - Joan Chittister

    “A book at once tender and fierce, it bought tears to my eyes and fire to my soul.”

     - Barbara Fiand

    “A treasure of inspiration and hope. Feminine wisdom and courage abound in this book.” 

     - Joyce Rupp

    “Stunning. . . . the ideal gift for the women in your life.” 

     - Miriam Therese Winter


Mothers, Sisters, Daughters