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Martyr of the Amazon : The Life of Sister Dorothy Stang,9781570757358

Martyr of the Amazon : The Life of Sister Dorothy Stang

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Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 9/5/2007
Publisher(s): Orbis Books
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Summary

The murder in 2005 of an American nun, Sister Dorothy Stang, focused the world's attention on the plight of poor farmers in the Brazilian Amazon and their struggles against rapacious developers. From a conventional nun in the pre-Vatican II era, she had developed a keen social conscience and, increasingly, a deep, mystical commitment to the integrity of Creation. These ideals combined in her advoacy for the rights of the poor and her defense of the imperiled rain forest.

Author Biography

Roseanne Murphy is the Executive Director of Planned Giving for Notre Dame de Namur University at Belmont, CA.

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