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Thank You, Sister: Watching Suor Cristina Dance

I’ve read that in the early and medieval church, describing a woman as a virgin wasn’t so much about the state of her hymen as her autonomous personhood. Especially in a patriarchy, for a woman to be other-than-a-wife set her … Continue reading

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Thank you, Sister

Thank you, Sister Dolores, for preparing me for my first communion. Thank you, Sister Jeannine, for encouraging my love of science. Thank you, Sister Bernadette, for teaching me french and showing me kindness. Thank you, Sister Suzanne, for teaching me … Continue reading

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