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ERIC Number: EJ424096
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0091-4150
The Call to Vocation: Life Histories of Elderly Women Religious.
Wolf, Mary Alice
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, v31 n3 p197-203 1990
Studied elderly religious women (n=30) using a phenomenological interview technique. Discusses women's "call to vocation," the remembered life events that influenced their decisions to enter the convent as young girls. Participants described motivations and spiritual direction. Uses remembrances of three women to demonstrate circumstances and emotions that led them to choose their life course. (Author/PVV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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