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Joan Chittister

Why This Nun Says You Don't Have The Same Soul You Were Born With

OWN | Posted 04.17.2015 | OWN

Like many spiritual teachers across all the major faiths, Sister Joan Chittister believes that the soul is an intrinsic part of our being -- but this ...

Rockstar Nun Talks The Paradox Of Faith... And Bucket Lists

The Huffington Post | Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 03.27.2015 | Religion

Welcome to this week’s ALL TOGETHER, the podcast dedicated to exploring how ethics, religion and spiritual practice is informing our personal lives,...

'Nothing Is Going To Change In The World Until The Situation Of Women Changes'

OWN | Posted 03.03.2015 | OWN

Poverty, inequality, disease -- there are a lot of horrible things wrong in the world. As an outspoken advocate of justice and peace, Sister Joan Chit...

The Universal Message At The Heart Of Every Religion

OWN | Posted 02.27.2015 | OWN

From an early age, Sister Joan Chittister says she felt called to be a nun. Since then, she has become an outspoken religious scholar, a fierce advoca...

An Inch at a Time Toward ENDA

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rev. Susan Russell

This is what liberty and justice for all looks like: making sure that that equal protection equally protects all Americans.

I Followed The Path

John Burke | Posted 06.26.2012 | Religion
John Burke

I probably should have known that my job in publishing was not going to last. But we don't always see what is right before our eyes. Luckily, I had some help along the way, in a form that I don't think my employers could have expected.

Faith Inspires: The Benedictine Sisters Of Erie

Posted 02.09.2012 | Religion

Editor's note: Every week, HuffPost Religion shines a spotlight on religious people doing good work in their communities. If you would like to recomme...

Beyond 9/11 To A Broader View Of The World

Sister Joan Chittister, OSB | Posted 11.07.2011 | Religion
Sister Joan Chittister, OSB

We allowed neither time, nor space to harden the natural distance between us. We would not choose sides. We would continue simply to be a very public witness and single face of the equal love of the God of Differences for us all.

The Ordination Of Women And The High Calling Of Dissent

Brandon G. Withrow | Posted 11.07.2011 | Religion
Brandon G. Withrow

"How can we as men say our call from God is authentic, but your call as women is not? Who are we to reject God's call of women to the priesthood?"

The Rule Of Benedict For God Seekers

Sister Joan Chittister, OSB | Posted 07.11.2011 | Religion
Sister Joan Chittister, OSB

The search for God is a very intimate enterprise. It is at the core of every longing in the human heart. It is the search for ultimate love, for total belonging, for the meaningful life.

Where Are Women's Voices for Peace? A Conversation with Sister Joan Chittister

Katherine Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

I am completely convinced that until women are more than token members of any movement and institution, there will never be peace or action on environment or real action on poverty.

What Is Prayer? A Conversation with Sister Joan Chittister

Janet Haag | Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion
Janet Haag

Sister Joan Chittister, a visionary spiritual voice in our times and an advocate for peace and justice around the world, offers a full and rich perspective on prayer.

Grace: Setting a Bold Agenda for the New President

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cathleen Falsani

Obama's election was, for many of the leaders present at the Global Peace Initiative, an indication not only of a shift in political power, but of spiritual power as well.