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    • Across God’s Frontiers

    • Catholic Sisters in the American West, 1850-1920
    • By: Anne M. Butler
    • Narrated by: Pam Ward
    • Length: 15 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Roman Catholic sisters first traveled to the American West as providers of social services, education, and medical assistance. In Across God’s Frontiers, Anne M. Butler traces the ways in which sisters challenged and reconfigured contemporary ideas about women, work, religion, and the West; moreover, she demonstrates how religious life became a vehicle for increasing women’s agency and power.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting if not one sided

    • By Northwest Mike on 03-01-17

    Regular price: $20.72