Item description for Great Women of Faith: Inspiration for Action by Sue Stanton...
Overview Brief profiles of women, with an emphasis on those who contributed to social justice. Ages 11 and up.
Publishers Description Great Women of Faith is a collection of 36 brief biographies of women, each extraordinary in her own way, who answered a call from God and worked toward social justice and equality in the world. They include such well-known names as Jane Addams, Flannery O'Connor, and Sojourner Truth, as well as lesser-known women such as Margaret O'Halloran, Zelie Martin, and Lois Wilson.
Coming from a wide variety of circumstances and backgrounds, these women are linked by their common vision and love for humankind, and their pursuit of social justice. They will thrill and inspire readers of all ages, women and men, with their faith, their fervor, and their accomplishments.
This noteworthy book:
-- is a wonderful teaching tool for grades 4 and up, including adults.
-- introduces women who have until now not been written about.
-- is unique in placing these women's lives in the context of social justice.
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Studio: Paulist Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.46" Width: 5.54" Height: 0.34" Weight: 0.43 lbs.
Release Date Sep 18, 2003
Publisher Paulist Press
ISBN 080914123X ISBN13 9780809141234
Availability 0 units.
More About Sue Stanton
Sue Stanton is the author of the best-selling Child's Guide to the Mass, as well as several other books for Paulist Press. A registered nurse for over thirty years, she is also a playwright, children's author, and journalist. She lives in Ames, Iowa.
Sue Stanton was born in 1952.
Sue Stanton has published or released items in the following series...