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From prize-winning journalist Tom Roberts, an intimate biography of Joan Chittister - Benedictine nun and writer, a leading voice for spiritual renewal, a prophetic champion of peace and justice, and a champion of the role of women in the church and the world.

What others are saying

  • "Tom Roberts gives us the context for Joan Chittister’s prophetic voice in the church. It also provides invaluable lessons about courageous leadership through disruptive change…" –Cokie Roberts
  • “Sister Joan Chittister is one of the most powerful women I know… Tom Roberts reveals the long journey she took to find that power.” –Maria Shriver
  • “… an essential book for understanding Catholicism in our time.” –E.J. Dionne, Jr.