The Resource Blessed among all women : women saints, prophets, and witnesses for our time, Robert Ellsberg

Blessed among all women : women saints, prophets, and witnesses for our time, Robert Ellsberg

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Blessed among all women : women saints, prophets, and witnesses for our time
Title
Blessed among all women
Title remainder
women saints, prophets, and witnesses for our time
Statement of responsibility
Robert Ellsberg
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Includes among many others Sarah and Angelina Grimke
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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1955-
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Ellsberg, Robert
Dewey number
  • 270/.092/2
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
BX4656
LC item number
.E45 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Christian women saints
  • Religious biography
  • Women
  • Christian women saints
  • Religious biography
  • Women
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Blessed among all women : women saints, prophets, and witnesses for our time, Robert Ellsberg
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mary, Mother of Jesus (first century) -- Anna: Prophetess (first century) -- Sts. Martha and Mary of Bethany: Friends of Jesus (first century) -- St. Mary Magdalene: Apostle to the Apostles (first century) -- St. Marcella: Widow (325-410) -- St. Clare of Assisi : Found of the Poor Clares (1193-1253) -- St. Elizabeth of Hungary: Franciscan Queen (1207-1231) -- St. Agnes of Bohemia: Princess and Abbess (1203-1280) -- St. Angela Merici: Founder of the Ursulines (1474-1540) -- St. Jeanne de Chantal : Co-founder of the Order of the Visitation (1572-1641) -- St. Elizabeth Feodorovna: Martyr (1864-1918) -- St. Josephine Bakhita: Ex-Slave and Nun (1869-1947) -- St. Katherine Drexel: Founder of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament (1858-1955) -- Madeleine Delbrêl: Missionary and activist (1904-1964) -- Little Sister Magdeleine of Jesus: Founder of the Little Sisters of Jesus (1898-1989) -- Mev Puleo: Witness of Solidarity (1963-1996) -- Ade Bethune: Catholic worker artist (1914-2002) -- Hagar the Egyptian: Slave Woman -- The Samaritan Woman: Evangelist (first century) -- The Anointer of Bethany (first century) -- St. Monica: Widow (332-387) -- Heloise: Abbess of the Convent of the Paraclete (1100-1164) -- Bd. Angela of Foligno: Franciscan mystic (1248-1309) -- Bd. Lydwina of Schiedam: Patron of sufferers (1380-1433) -- Margery Kempe: Mystic and pilgrim (1373-1438?) -- St. Catherine of Genoa: Mystic (1447-1510) St. Xenia of St. Petersburg: Holy Fool (late eighteenth century) -- Cornelia Connelly: Founder of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus (1809-1879) -- Maude Dominica Petre: Catholic modernist (1863-1942) -- St. Edith Stein: Carmelite martyr (1891-1942) -- Adrienne von Speyr: Mystic (1902-1967) -- Mothers of the Disappeared (1977-1983) -- Martyrs of El Mozote: El Salvador (d. 1981) -- Jessica Powers: Carmelite poet (1905-1988) -- Karla Faye Tucker: Penitent (1959-1998) -- The Syrophoenician Woman: Faithful witness (first century) -- The Woman with a Flow of Blood (first century) -- St. Lydia: "Worshipper of God'' (first century) -- St. Scholastica: Nun (d.543) -- St. Dymphna: Martyr (d. 650?) -- Mechthild of Magdeburg: Beguine mystic (1210?-1282?) -- Bd. Margaret Ebner: Mystic (1291-1351) -- Bd. Julian of Norwich: Mystic (1342-1416) -- Emily Dickinson: Poet (1830-1886) St. Therese of Lisieux: Doctor of the Church (1873-1897) -- Mary Slessor: Missionary (1848-1915) -- Evelyn Underhill: Spiritual Guide (1875-1941) -- Edel Quinn: Missionary of the Legion of Mary (1907-1944) -- Anne Frank: Witness of the Holocaust (1929-1945) -- Gabrielle Bossis: Mystic (1874-1950) -- Martyrs of Birmingham (d. 1963) -- Gladys Aylward: Missionary (1902-1970) -- Sister Thea Bowman: African American Franciscan (1937-1990) -- Rahab: Faithful prostitute -- Mary and Elizabeth: Prophetic Mothers (first century) -- Lady Godiva of Coventry: Defender of the poor (eleventh century) -- St. Birgitta of Sweden: Mystic and prophet (1303-1373) -- St. Joan of Arc: Maid of Orleans (1412?-1431) -- St. Teresa of Avila: Mystic, Doctor of the Church (1515-1582) -- Anne Hutchinson: Puritan prophet (1591-1643) -- Sor Juana Inís de la Cruz: Poet and scholar (1651-1694) -- Margaret Fell: Quaker (1614-1702) -- Sarah Grimké (1792-1873) and Angelina Grimké (1805-1879): Abolitionists and feminists -- Lucretia Mott: Abolitionist and feminist (1793-1880) -- Sojourner Truth: Abolitionist preacher (1797-1883) -- Pandita Ramabai: Indian Christian and reformer (1858-1922) -- Mother Jones: Labor agitator (1830-1930) -- Simone Weil: Philosopher and mystic (1909-1943) -- Viola Liuzzo: Martyr for civil rights (1925-1965) -- Fannie Lou Hamer: Prophet of freedom (1917-1977) -- Catherine de Hueck Doherty: Founder of Madonna House (1896-1985) -- St. Brigid of Ireland: Abbess of Kildare (c.450-525) -- St. Mechtild of Hackeborn: Nun and mystic (1241-1298) -- St. Louise de Marillac: Co-Founder of the Daughters of Charity (1591- 1660) -- St. Joan Delanou: Founder of the Sisters of St. Anne of the Providence of Saumur (1666-1736) -- Nano Nagle: Founder of the Presentation Sisters (1718-1784) -- St. Elizabeth Ann Seton: Founder of the Daughters of Charity of St. Josephy (1774-1821) -- Elizabeth Fry: Quaker reformer (1780-1845) -- Bd. Anne-Marie Javouhey: Founder, Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny (1779- 1851) -- Bd. Jeanne Jugan: Founder of the Little Sisters of the Poor (1792-1879) -- Florence Nightingale: Healer (1820-1910) -- Harriet Tubman: Abolitionist (1820?-1913) -- St. Frances Xavier Cabrini: Founder, Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart (1850-1917) -- Rose Hawthorne: Founder of the Servants of Relief for Incurable Cancer (1851-1926) -- St. Maria Skobtsova: Orthodox nun and martyr (1891-1945) -- Caryll Houselander : Mystic (1901-1954) -- Satoko Kitahara: "The Mary of Ants Town'' (1929-1958) -- Maura O'Halloran: Christian Zen monk (1955-1982) -- Corrie Ten Boom: Rescuer and witness (1892-1983) -- Bd. (Mother) Teresa of Calcutta: Founder of the Missionaries of Charity (1910-1997) -- St. Thecla of Iconium: Evangelist (first century) -- St. Agnes: Virgin and Martyr (d.304?) -- St. Catherine of Alexandria: Martyr (date unknown) -- St. Hilda of Whitby: Abbess (610-680) -- St. Christina of Markyate: Maiden of Christ (1097-1161) -- St. Hildegard of Bingen: Abbess and visionary (1098-1179) -- Beatrice of Nazareth: Mystic (1200-1268) -- Hadewijch of Brabant: Beguine mystic (thirteenth century) -- St. Gertrude the Great: Mystic (1253-1302) -- Bd. Kateri Tekakwitha: "Lilly of the Mohawks'' (1656-1680) -- Mother Ann Lee: Shaker (1736-1784) -- St. Bernadette Soubirous: Visionary of Lourdes (1844-1879) -- St. Maria Goretti: Martyr (1890-1902) -- Etty Hillesum: Mystic of the Holocaust (1914-1943) -- Mollie Rogers: Founder of the Maryknoll Sisters (1882-1955) -- Raissa Maritain: Poet and contemplative (1883-1960) -- Flannery O'Connor: Novelist (1925-1964) -- Cassie Bernal: Witness of Columbine (1981-1999) -- Daria Donnelly: Laywoman (1958-2004) -- St. Catherine of Siena: Doctor of the Church (1347-1380) -- St. Elizabeth of Portugal: Queen (1271-1336) -- Ida B. Wells: Reformer (1862-1931) -- Jane Addams: Social Reformer and Nobel Laureate (1860-1935) -- Sophie Scholl and companions: Martyrs of the White Rose (d. 1943) -- Kathe Kollwitz: Artist (1867-1945) -- Muriel Lester: "Ambassador of Reconciliation'' (1884-1968) -- Dorothy Day: Co-founder of the Catholic Worker (1897-1980) -- Peace Pilgrim (?-1981) -- Mirabehn: Servant of Peace (1892-1982) -- Penny Lernoux: Journalist (1940-1989) -- Eileen Egan: Peacemaker (1912-2000) -- Dorothee Soelle: Theologian (1929-2003) -- St. Blandina and companions: Martyrs of Lyons (177) -- Sts. Perpetua and Felicity: Martyrs (d.203) -- St. Crispina: Martyr (d.304) -- Marguerite Porete: Beguine martyr (d.1310) -- Anne Askew: Protestant martyr (1521-1546) -- St. Margaret Clitherow: English Martyr (d.1586) -- Mary Dyer: Quaker martyr (d. 1660) -- Mary Ward: Founder of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (1586- 1645) -- Rebecca Nurse and companions: "Witches'' of Salem (1692) -- Bd. (Mother) Theodore Guerin: Founder of the Sisters of Providence of St. Mary of the Woods (1798-1856) -- Bd. Mary McKillop: Founder of the Sisters of St. Joseph of the Sacred Heart (1842-1909) -- Agneta Chang: Maryknoll Sister and nartyr (d. 1950) -- Sister Alicia Domon: Martyr (d. 1977) -- Maura Clarke and companions: Martyrs of El Salvador (d. 1980)
Extent
1 online resource (316 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1028854758
Label
Blessed among all women : women saints, prophets, and witnesses for our time, Robert Ellsberg
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mary, Mother of Jesus (first century) -- Anna: Prophetess (first century) -- Sts. Martha and Mary of Bethany: Friends of Jesus (first century) -- St. Mary Magdalene: Apostle to the Apostles (first century) -- St. Marcella: Widow (325-410) -- St. Clare of Assisi : Found of the Poor Clares (1193-1253) -- St. Elizabeth of Hungary: Franciscan Queen (1207-1231) -- St. Agnes of Bohemia: Princess and Abbess (1203-1280) -- St. Angela Merici: Founder of the Ursulines (1474-1540) -- St. Jeanne de Chantal : Co-founder of the Order of the Visitation (1572-1641) -- St. Elizabeth Feodorovna: Martyr (1864-1918) -- St. Josephine Bakhita: Ex-Slave and Nun (1869-1947) -- St. Katherine Drexel: Founder of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament (1858-1955) -- Madeleine Delbrêl: Missionary and activist (1904-1964) -- Little Sister Magdeleine of Jesus: Founder of the Little Sisters of Jesus (1898-1989) -- Mev Puleo: Witness of Solidarity (1963-1996) -- Ade Bethune: Catholic worker artist (1914-2002) -- Hagar the Egyptian: Slave Woman -- The Samaritan Woman: Evangelist (first century) -- The Anointer of Bethany (first century) -- St. Monica: Widow (332-387) -- Heloise: Abbess of the Convent of the Paraclete (1100-1164) -- Bd. Angela of Foligno: Franciscan mystic (1248-1309) -- Bd. Lydwina of Schiedam: Patron of sufferers (1380-1433) -- Margery Kempe: Mystic and pilgrim (1373-1438?) -- St. Catherine of Genoa: Mystic (1447-1510) St. Xenia of St. Petersburg: Holy Fool (late eighteenth century) -- Cornelia Connelly: Founder of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus (1809-1879) -- Maude Dominica Petre: Catholic modernist (1863-1942) -- St. Edith Stein: Carmelite martyr (1891-1942) -- Adrienne von Speyr: Mystic (1902-1967) -- Mothers of the Disappeared (1977-1983) -- Martyrs of El Mozote: El Salvador (d. 1981) -- Jessica Powers: Carmelite poet (1905-1988) -- Karla Faye Tucker: Penitent (1959-1998) -- The Syrophoenician Woman: Faithful witness (first century) -- The Woman with a Flow of Blood (first century) -- St. Lydia: "Worshipper of God'' (first century) -- St. Scholastica: Nun (d.543) -- St. Dymphna: Martyr (d. 650?) -- Mechthild of Magdeburg: Beguine mystic (1210?-1282?) -- Bd. Margaret Ebner: Mystic (1291-1351) -- Bd. Julian of Norwich: Mystic (1342-1416) -- Emily Dickinson: Poet (1830-1886) St. Therese of Lisieux: Doctor of the Church (1873-1897) -- Mary Slessor: Missionary (1848-1915) -- Evelyn Underhill: Spiritual Guide (1875-1941) -- Edel Quinn: Missionary of the Legion of Mary (1907-1944) -- Anne Frank: Witness of the Holocaust (1929-1945) -- Gabrielle Bossis: Mystic (1874-1950) -- Martyrs of Birmingham (d. 1963) -- Gladys Aylward: Missionary (1902-1970) -- Sister Thea Bowman: African American Franciscan (1937-1990) -- Rahab: Faithful prostitute -- Mary and Elizabeth: Prophetic Mothers (first century) -- Lady Godiva of Coventry: Defender of the poor (eleventh century) -- St. Birgitta of Sweden: Mystic and prophet (1303-1373) -- St. Joan of Arc: Maid of Orleans (1412?-1431) -- St. Teresa of Avila: Mystic, Doctor of the Church (1515-1582) -- Anne Hutchinson: Puritan prophet (1591-1643) -- Sor Juana Inís de la Cruz: Poet and scholar (1651-1694) -- Margaret Fell: Quaker (1614-1702) -- Sarah Grimké (1792-1873) and Angelina Grimké (1805-1879): Abolitionists and feminists -- Lucretia Mott: Abolitionist and feminist (1793-1880) -- Sojourner Truth: Abolitionist preacher (1797-1883) -- Pandita Ramabai: Indian Christian and reformer (1858-1922) -- Mother Jones: Labor agitator (1830-1930) -- Simone Weil: Philosopher and mystic (1909-1943) -- Viola Liuzzo: Martyr for civil rights (1925-1965) -- Fannie Lou Hamer: Prophet of freedom (1917-1977) -- Catherine de Hueck Doherty: Founder of Madonna House (1896-1985) -- St. Brigid of Ireland: Abbess of Kildare (c.450-525) -- St. Mechtild of Hackeborn: Nun and mystic (1241-1298) -- St. Louise de Marillac: Co-Founder of the Daughters of Charity (1591- 1660) -- St. Joan Delanou: Founder of the Sisters of St. Anne of the Providence of Saumur (1666-1736) -- Nano Nagle: Founder of the Presentation Sisters (1718-1784) -- St. Elizabeth Ann Seton: Founder of the Daughters of Charity of St. Josephy (1774-1821) -- Elizabeth Fry: Quaker reformer (1780-1845) -- Bd. Anne-Marie Javouhey: Founder, Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny (1779- 1851) -- Bd. Jeanne Jugan: Founder of the Little Sisters of the Poor (1792-1879) -- Florence Nightingale: Healer (1820-1910) -- Harriet Tubman: Abolitionist (1820?-1913) -- St. Frances Xavier Cabrini: Founder, Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart (1850-1917) -- Rose Hawthorne: Founder of the Servants of Relief for Incurable Cancer (1851-1926) -- St. Maria Skobtsova: Orthodox nun and martyr (1891-1945) -- Caryll Houselander : Mystic (1901-1954) -- Satoko Kitahara: "The Mary of Ants Town'' (1929-1958) -- Maura O'Halloran: Christian Zen monk (1955-1982) -- Corrie Ten Boom: Rescuer and witness (1892-1983) -- Bd. (Mother) Teresa of Calcutta: Founder of the Missionaries of Charity (1910-1997) -- St. Thecla of Iconium: Evangelist (first century) -- St. Agnes: Virgin and Martyr (d.304?) -- St. Catherine of Alexandria: Martyr (date unknown) -- St. Hilda of Whitby: Abbess (610-680) -- St. Christina of Markyate: Maiden of Christ (1097-1161) -- St. Hildegard of Bingen: Abbess and visionary (1098-1179) -- Beatrice of Nazareth: Mystic (1200-1268) -- Hadewijch of Brabant: Beguine mystic (thirteenth century) -- St. Gertrude the Great: Mystic (1253-1302) -- Bd. Kateri Tekakwitha: "Lilly of the Mohawks'' (1656-1680) -- Mother Ann Lee: Shaker (1736-1784) -- St. Bernadette Soubirous: Visionary of Lourdes (1844-1879) -- St. Maria Goretti: Martyr (1890-1902) -- Etty Hillesum: Mystic of the Holocaust (1914-1943) -- Mollie Rogers: Founder of the Maryknoll Sisters (1882-1955) -- Raissa Maritain: Poet and contemplative (1883-1960) -- Flannery O'Connor: Novelist (1925-1964) -- Cassie Bernal: Witness of Columbine (1981-1999) -- Daria Donnelly: Laywoman (1958-2004) -- St. Catherine of Siena: Doctor of the Church (1347-1380) -- St. Elizabeth of Portugal: Queen (1271-1336) -- Ida B. Wells: Reformer (1862-1931) -- Jane Addams: Social Reformer and Nobel Laureate (1860-1935) -- Sophie Scholl and companions: Martyrs of the White Rose (d. 1943) -- Kathe Kollwitz: Artist (1867-1945) -- Muriel Lester: "Ambassador of Reconciliation'' (1884-1968) -- Dorothy Day: Co-founder of the Catholic Worker (1897-1980) -- Peace Pilgrim (?-1981) -- Mirabehn: Servant of Peace (1892-1982) -- Penny Lernoux: Journalist (1940-1989) -- Eileen Egan: Peacemaker (1912-2000) -- Dorothee Soelle: Theologian (1929-2003) -- St. Blandina and companions: Martyrs of Lyons (177) -- Sts. Perpetua and Felicity: Martyrs (d.203) -- St. Crispina: Martyr (d.304) -- Marguerite Porete: Beguine martyr (d.1310) -- Anne Askew: Protestant martyr (1521-1546) -- St. Margaret Clitherow: English Martyr (d.1586) -- Mary Dyer: Quaker martyr (d. 1660) -- Mary Ward: Founder of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (1586- 1645) -- Rebecca Nurse and companions: "Witches'' of Salem (1692) -- Bd. (Mother) Theodore Guerin: Founder of the Sisters of Providence of St. Mary of the Woods (1798-1856) -- Bd. Mary McKillop: Founder of the Sisters of St. Joseph of the Sacred Heart (1842-1909) -- Agneta Chang: Maryknoll Sister and nartyr (d. 1950) -- Sister Alicia Domon: Martyr (d. 1977) -- Maura Clarke and companions: Martyrs of El Salvador (d. 1980)
Extent
1 online resource (316 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1028854758

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