Dissatisfied with pat answers offered by both secular feminists and their antifeminist critics, she found grace and inspiration from an unexpected source: spiritual friendships with six female saints. Their lives and writings spoke to her deepest longings, guided her through her most wrenching decisions and led her to rethink nearly everything she thought she knew about what it means to be a liberated woman in the 21st century.
About the Author
COLLEEN CARROLL CAMPBELL is an author, print and broadcast journalist, and former presidential speechwriter. She writes an op-ed column on religion, politics, and women's issues for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, blogs on those subjects for The New York Times and Washington Post; comments about them on such networks as FOX News, CNN, and PBS; and discusses them as host of "Faith & Culture," a weekly television and radio show that airs internationally on EWTN, the world's largest religious network, and on Sirius Satellite and Relevant Radio. A former speechwriter to President George W. Bush and the author of The New Faithful: Why Young Adults Are Embracing Christian Orthodoxy, Campbell contributes frequently to national publications and speaks to audiences across America. Her website is www.colleen-campbell.com< /a>.