By Eileen Markey
In A Radical Faith, journalist Eileen Markey breathes existence again into the sort of girls, Sister Maura Clarke. Who was once this girl within the dust? What led her to this vicious demise to this point from domestic? Maura used to be raised in a tight-knit Irish immigrant neighborhood in Queens, manhattan, in the course of international conflict II. She grew to become a missionary as a way to a existence open air her small, orderly international and by means of the Seventies used to be organizing and marching for liberation along the terrible of Nicaragua and El Salvador.
Maura's tale bargains a window into the evolution of postwar Catholicism: from an inward-looking, protecting establishment within the Fifties to a neighborhood of individuals grappling with what it intended to stay with goal in a surprisingly violent global. At its center, A Radical Faith is an intimate portrait of 1 woman's religious and political transformation and her brave devotion to justice.
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A Radical Faith: The Assassination of Sister Maura by Eileen Markey