Mother Teresa: The Saint and Her Nation

Gëzim Alpion
ISBN 978-9389165050
Bloomsbury 2020
Hardback 300pp £85.00
Pastoral Review bookshop £76.50
Mother Teresa of Calcutta is one of the iconic figures of Christianity in the second half of the twentieth century, and not just among Christians. The image of the elderly woman in her simple white and blue habit touched and challenged many far beyond the Church. She was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1979 and upon her death in 1997 was given a state funeral by her adopted nation of India. Her story has been told many times, and it is fair to say that a standardised narrative has emerged, one that concentrates on Mother Teresa’s life in Calcutta, the place she went to serve God and the poor, rather than on the early years in the life of Agnes Gonxe Bojaxhiu, born in Skopje in Macedonia in 1910.

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Michael A. Hayes 1957 - 2017

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Michael A. Hayes 1957 - 2017

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