The Lord as Their Portion:The Story of the Religious Orders and How They
Shaped Our World. By Elizabeth Rapley. (Grand Rapids, MI: William B.
Eerdmans Publishing. 2011. Pp. xii, 337. $24.00 paperback. ISBN 978-0-
The latest issue of the Catholic Historical Review (Volume 98, No. 4, October 2012) has a review by Michael Blastic of Elizabeth Rapley’s new historical survey of the history of religious orders. Chapter 4 of this work deals with the foundation of the Congregation of the Mission and the Daughters of Charity. For the full review see: