Faithful dissenters: stories of men and women who loved and changed the church

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Orbis Books, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 180 pages
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Faithful Dissenters tells the stories of people who took risky stands and sometimes paid heavily. Yet the benefits of their dissent have unquestionably enriched the church and all of us. They include: -- Catherine of Sienna-- Thomas Aquinas-- Matteo Ricci-- Hildegard of Bingen-- John Henry Newman-- Mary Ward-- Yves CongarAll of these men and women had one thing in common: they loved the church. And the church they helped change now holds all of them in high esteem.

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User Review  - Othemts - LibraryThing

Robert McClory puts the Catholic church under the historical lense in Faithful Dissenters: Stories of Men and Women Who Loved and Changed the Church to show instances when individuals have stood up ... Read full review

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User Review  - kaulsu - LibraryThing

Very enjoyable. Although some of the men and women reviewed here were familiar, many were not. I am having some difficulty confirming that Mary Ward (England, Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary ... Read full review



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McClory is an associate professor of journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.