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IGF018 In Good Faith with oral historian Carole Garibaldi Rogers, recorded live on June 13, 2012. Produced by aNunsLife.org Ministry. Topics include: what is oral history, sisters’ stories of change after Vatican II, a spirituality of listening.

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Show Notes
  • What is oral history and how is it distinct from other types of history.
  • Catholic sisters voice their own personal experience of change since Vatican II through oral history.
  • Changes in understanding the vow of obedience.
  • Listening as a spiritual practice.
  • Theological continuities throughout 20 years of religious life.
  • Seeing beyond stereotypes and into the realities of religious life.
  • Common threads in the stories of women religious and other Catholic women.
About our Guest

Carole Garibaldi Rogers is a writer, oral historian, poet and editor. Her latest book, Habits of Change: An Oral History of American Nuns, was published by Oxford University Press in 2011. Habits of Change is a collection of oral histories that brings together the stories of women religious from more than forty different communities, most of whom entered religious life before Vatican II. She has published seven books and numerous articles in magazines and newspapers, including America and The New York Times. She and her husband live in Morristown, New Jersey, where she is finishing her next book, a creative nonfiction narrative of three New York City families during the early 20th century.