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By Elizabeth Dreyer

4 women—Hildegard of Bingen, Catherine of Siena, Teresa of Avila, and Thérèse of Lisieux—have been commemorated with the identify "Doctor of the Church." yet what does that name suggest and what do those girls suggest for us today?

Elizabeth Dreyer examines the history-changing influence each one in their detailed theologies have had on our Church and our international. She explains how our realizing of the go, the incarnation of the Holy Spirit, and the human individual were more desirable via the paintings of those ladies. they might not have deliberate to be considered theologians, yet examining approximately their lives, educating, and writings could have a profound impression on the way you dwell your faith.

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