Joan Chittister, O.S.B.
Chittister has been a leading voice on spirituality for more than 25 years. She is currently the executive director of Benetvision: A Resource and Research Center for Contemporary Spirituality in Erie, Penn. A member and past prioress of the Benedictine sisters of Erie, she is past president of the Conference of American Benedictine Prioresses and of the Leadership conference of Women Religious.
She is author of 22 books, the latest of which are Illuminated Life: Monastic Wisdom for Seekers of Light (Orbis Books) and The Story of Ruth: Twelve Moments in Every Woman’s Life (Eerdmans).
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