By Anne M. Butler
relocating to the West brought major adjustments for those girls, together with public employment and punctiliously unconventional monastic lives. As nuns and sisters adjusted to new conditions and immersed themselves in rugged environments, Butler argues, the West formed them; and during their labors and charities, the sisters in flip formed the West. those woman spiritual pioneers equipped associations, brokered relationships among Indigenous peoples and encroaching settlers, and undertook various occupations, frequently with out equipped investment or direct aid from the church hierarchy. A complete historical past of Roman Catholic nuns and sisters within the American West, Across God's Frontiers finds Catholic sisters as dynamic and artistic architects of civic and non secular associations in western communities.
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Across God's Frontiers: Catholic Sisters in the American West, 1850-1920 by Anne M. Butler