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In Sweet Company: Conversations with Extraordinary Women about Living a Spiritual Life

In Sweet Company: Conversations with Extraordinary Women about Living a Spiritual Life

Margaret Wolff

ISBN: 978-0-787-98338-3

Feb 2006, Jossey-Bass

272 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$17.95

Description

In Sweet Company takes readers on a spiritual odyssey into the hearts and minds of some of the most influential women of our time —Olympia Dukakis, Sister Helen Prejean, Riane Eisler, Zainab Salbi, Margaret Wheatley, Katherine Dunham, Reverend Lauren Artress, Grandmother Twylah Hurd Nitsch, Sri Daya Mata, Rabbi Laura Geller, Le Ly Hayslip, Miriam Polster, Alma Flor Ada, and Gail Williamson. For all these women, their spiritual life nourishes them and serves as a dependable compass for decision making. Written with warmth and wisdom, In Sweet Company tells their stories, their personal journeys, and relates their thoughts on living a spiritual life.
Preface.

Introduction.

One: Sister Helen Prejean.

Two: Grandmother Twylah Hurd Nitsch.

Three: Miriam Polster.

Four: Alma Flor Ada.

Five: Reverend Lauren Artress.

Six: Olympia Dukakis.

Seven: Riane Eisler.

Eight: Le Ly Hayslip.

Nine: Zainab Salbi.

Ten: Katherine Dunham.

Eleven: Margaret J. Wheatley.

Twelve: Rabbi Laura Geller.

Thirteen: Gail Williamson.

Fourteen: Sri Daya Mata.

Epilogue.

Acknowledgments.

Permissions.

About the Author.

Index.