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Author Heijst, Annelies van.

Title Models of Charitable Care : Catholic Nuns and Children in their Care in Amsterdam, 1852-2002
Published Leiden : BRILL, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (427 pages)
Series Brill's Series in Church History, 33
Brill's series in church history ; 33
Contents Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One: A History of Care; Chapter Two: Caring for Roosje; Chapter Three: Men in Association: Class and Charity; Chapter Four: Ladies and Housemaids: Gender and Charity; Chapter Five: Powerful and Empowering Care: Confession and Charity; Chapter Six: From the Viewpoint of Care Receivers; Chapter Seven: The Care Vision in the Normative Texts; Chapter Eight: Caring for the Children of God; Chapter Nine: The Making of Charitable History; Chapter Ten: The Ethics of Charitable Care
List of Superior Generals of the Poor Sisters of the Divine Child, or Sisters of 'The Providence'Glossary of Religious Terms; Bibliography; Index
Summary Analyses the practice of Catholic nuns in Amsterdam in the 19th and 20th century. This book focuses on the ambiguous ascetic spiritual discourse that underpinned their work: it encouraged charity as solidarity with strangers, but caused intense emotional distance too
Notes Print version record
Subject Arme Zusters van het Goddelijk Kind.
Zusters van 'De Voorzienigheid' (1970)
Church work with children -- Catholic Church
Church work with children -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam.
Nuns -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9047442709 (electronic bk.)
9789047442707 (electronic bk.)