A Longing for Wisdom: One Woman's Conscience and Her Church


The author was "raised and educated with the traditions of the Catholic faith. But in later years, she became aware of and uncomfortable with the peripheral role of women in her church. In A Longing for Wisdom, Edmisten probes her conscience and questions two thousand years of Church tradition affecting women, Catholic women. In this collection of poetry, prose, memoir, and essays, Edmisten addresses a range of issues relating to women: the uniqueness of women's talents, burdens, and sorrows; the failure of the hierarchy of ...

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