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Conversations from Penn State: Joan Chittister

From Certainty to Faith

Benedictine nun, author and advocate Joan Chittister discusses her spiritual journey.

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For 40 years, Sister Joan Chittister has advocated on behalf of peace, human rights, women’s issues and church renewal. She is a frequent TV commentator, a sought-after speaker and the best-selling author of more than 50 books, hundreds of articles, an online column for the National Catholic Reporter, and a blog for the Huffington Post. The recipient of numerous honors and awards, Chittister is a member of the Benedictine Sisters of Erie, PA and serves as executive director of Benetvision, a resource and research center for contemporary spirituality. She received her doctorate in speech communications from Penn State University, the primary site of her archive collection

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