A Long Obedience

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Today is the start of Passover, the period when Jews celebrate the liberation of the Israelites from slavery into freedom. David Brooks writes for The New York Times about the Jewish peoples’ liberation from unjust laws and rebinding to the laws which set them, and us, free. Read it here: A Long Obedience

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TCC Reads: Inside the Cloister

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Cloistered Nuns

Abbie Reese’s new book Dedicated to God: An Oral History of Cloistered Nuns is reviewed by Casey N. Cep in The New Yorker. Reese writes in the preface to her new book, “What compels a woman in this era of overexposure—at a time with the technological means to reach a global audience—to make a drastic, lifelong, countercultural decision for her life, in favor of obscurity?” The whole thing is lovely. Read it here: Inside the Cloister

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