A Benedictine Sister of Erie, Pa., Joan Chittister is a best-selling author and well-known international lecturer on topics of justice, peace, human rights, women's issues and contemporary spirituality in the church and in society. She presently serves as the co-chair of the Global Peace Initiative of Women, a partner organization of the United Nations, facilitating a worldwide network of women peace builders, especially in the Middle East. Sister Joan has won 14 CPA awards for her books. Her most recent include Between the Dark and the Daylight (Random House), Two Dogs and a Parrot (Blue Bridge, October 2015) and In God’s Holy Light (Franciscan Media, September 2015). A biography, Joan Chittister: her journey from certainty to faith, by NCR’s Tom Roberts, will be released fall of 2015 by Orbis. Sister Joan is the founder and executive director of Benetvision, a resource center for contemporary spirituality in Erie.
Articles by Joan Chittister
Nov. 6, 2015 From Where I Stand
Oct. 2, 2014 From Where I Stand
Jul. 25, 2013 From Where I Stand
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