Review of Elizabeth Rapley’s “The Lord as Their Portion: The Story of the Religious Orders…”

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-
8028-6588-5.)

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:

http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/catholic_historical_review/v098/98.4.b…

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