Who Was Mother Teresa

Who Was Mother Teresa
Author: Jim Gigliotti,Who HQ
Pages: 112
ISBN: 9780698412118
Available:
Release: 2015-05-05
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Born a humble girl in what is now Albania, Agnes Bojaxhiu lived a charitable life. She pledged herself to a religious order at the age of 18 and chose the name Sister Teresa, after the patron saint of missionaries. While teaching in India, where famine and violence had devastated the poor, Teresa shed her habit and walked the streets of Calcutta tending to the needs of the destitute. Her charity work soon expanded internationally, and her name remains synonymous with compassion and devotion to the poor.

Mother Teresa Revised Edition

Mother Teresa  Revised Edition
Author: Kathryn Spink
Pages: 368
ISBN: 0062105930
Available:
Release: 2011-06-07
Editor: Harper Collins
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Mother Teresa of Calcutta was the founder of the Missionaries ofCharity and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, but her story is so much moreremarkable. From her childhood in the Balkans to her work in India, from attendingthe victims of war-torn Beirut to pleading with George Bush and Saddam Husseinto choose peace over war, Mother Teresa was driven by a mighty faith. Newly revised and updated, this edition includes a personal insight into thebeatification and continuing process of canonization for Mother Teresa, theongoing work of the Missionaries of Charity, and her “dark night of the soul.” Mother Teresa consistently claimed that she was simply responding to Christ’sboundless love for her and for all of humanity, bringing to the world a great lessonin joyful and selfless love. This book is a glimpse into her extraordinary faith,work, and life.

Finding Calcutta

Finding Calcutta
Author: Mary Poplin
Pages: 226
ISBN: 9780830868483
Available:
Release: 2011-02-28
Editor: InterVarsity Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"Find the sick, the suffering and the lonely right there where you are. . . . You can find Calcutta all over the world, if you have the eyes to see." --Mother Teresa Lifelong educator Mary Poplin, after experiencing a newfound awakening to faith, sent a letter to Calcutta asking if she could visit Mother Teresa and volunteer with the Missionaries of Charity. She received a response saying, "You are welcome to share in our works of love for the poorest of the poor." So in the spring of 1996, Poplin spent two months in Calcutta as a volunteer. There she observed Mother Teresa's life of work and service to the poor, participating in the community's commitments to simplicity and mercy. Mother Teresa's unabashedly religious work stands in countercultural contrast to the limitations of our secular age. Poplin's journey gives us an inside glimpse into one of the most influential lives of the twentieth century and the lessons Mother Teresa continues to offer. Upon Poplin's return, she soon discovered that God was calling her to serve the university world with the same kind of holistic service with which Mother Teresa served Calcutta. Not everyone can go to Calcutta. But all of us can find our own meaningful work and service. Come and answer the call to find your Calcutta!

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa
Author: Elaine Murray Stone
Pages: 107
ISBN: 0809166518
Available:
Release: 1999
Editor: Paulist Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Describes the life of the nun who founded the Missionaries of Charity, gained wide recognition for her humaniitarian efforts in Calcutta and elsewhere, and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979.

Mother Teresa CEO

Mother Teresa  CEO
Author: Ruma Bose,Louis Faust III
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9781605099538
Available:
Release: 2011-07-05
Editor: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

When most people think of Mother Teresa, they think of a saint—a spiritual hero of extraordinary humanitarian accomplishments, a Nobel Peace Prize winner. But Mother Teresa was also the leader of one of the world’s largest and most successful organizations: the Missionaries of Charity. Since founding it in 1948 she has raised millions of dollars and, with over a million volunteers in more than 100 countries, it remains one of the most recognized brands in the world. How did one nun who never received any formal education in business build such an impressive global organization? Frank, realistic, and firmly grounded in practicality, Mother Teresa’s leadership style helped to inspire and organize people across the world. This book shares ten essential leadership principles drawn from Mother Teresa’s example and applies them to today’s business world. Authors Ruma Bose, an entrepreneur who volun- teered with Mother Teresa, and Lou Faust, a leading business expert, are the first to examine her in this light—as a leader whose management style and dedication to a singular vision led to one of the world’s most unlikely success stories. Mother Teresa may have been a saint, but her spectacular success was not a product of divine providence. Her genius was the simplicity of her vision and her dedication to its implementation. It was in the way she treated her people, refusing to distance herself from the everyday work of a typical sister of the Missionaries of Charity. It was in how she handled tough choices—like accepting donations from brutal Haitian dictator François “Papa Doc” Duvalier. These were the principles that made her the great leader of a global organization, and they can be applied by anyone in any organization—no sainthood required.

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa
Author: Demi
Pages: 40
ISBN: 1442421525
Available:
Release: 2010-10-15
Editor: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

It is not how much we do but how much love we put in the doing that makes our offering something beautiful for God. -- MOTHER TERESA Born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu in 1910, Mother Teresa was called to a religious life at a young age and began her novitiate in 1928. She took the name "Teresa" after Saint Teresa of Lisieux, the patroness of missionaries, and dedicated her entire life to helping the poorest of the poor in India and, later, throughout the world. Founder of the Missionaries of Charity in 1950, she came to be known as Mother Teresa and oversaw thousands of nuns as they ministered to the poor, the starving, and the dying. Mother Teresa was the recipient of many of the world's most prestigious humanitarian awards, including the United States Medal of Honor and the Nobel Peace Prize. She died in Calcutta, India, in 1997 and was beatified by Pope John Paul II on October 19, 2003. In his homily the pope said, "Let us praise the Lord for this diminutive woman in love with God, a humble Gospel messenger and a tireless benefactor of humanity. In her we honor one of the most important figures of our time. Let us welcome her message and follow her example." Blessed by Pope John Paul II himself, Demi's Mother Teresa is a glorious biography of one of the most beloved women of our time -- a woman whose actions and words will inspire us all.

Untitled

Untitled
Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781786032904
Available:
Release: 2021
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Mother Teresa Come Be My Light

Mother Teresa  Come Be My Light
Author: Mother Teresa,Mother Teresa of Calcutta
Pages: 404
ISBN: 9780307589231
Available:
Release: 2009-10
Editor: Image
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

During her lifelong service to the poorest of the poor, Mother Teresa became an icon of compassion. Little is known, however, about her own spiritual heights or her struggles. This collection of letters she wrote to her spiritual advisors over decades sheds light on Mother Teresa's interior life.

Mother Teresa The Centenary Edition

Mother Teresa  The Centenary Edition
Author: Navin Chawla,Navin
Pages: 280
ISBN: 0143031783
Available:
Release: 2003
Editor: Penguin Books India
Language: en

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The Missionary Position

The Missionary Position
Author: Christopher Hitchens
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9780771039195
Available:
Release: 2012-04-24
Editor: Signal
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Among his many books, perhaps none have sparked more outrage than The Missionary Position, Christopher Hitchens's meticulous and searing study of the life and deeds of Mother Teresa--and it is now available as a Signal deluxe paperback. A Nobel Peace Prize recipient canonized by the Catholic Church in 2003, Mother Teresa of Calcutta was celebrated by heads of state and adored by millions for her work on behalf of the poor. In his measured critique, Hitchens asks only that Mother Teresa's reputation be judged by her actions--not the other way around. With characteristic elan and rhetorical dexterity, Hitchens eviscerates the fawning cult of Teresa, recasting the Albanian missionary in a light she has never before been seen in.

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa
Author: EPUB 2-3
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781438147413
Available:
Release: 2013-10-22
Editor: Infobase Learning
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

CHBiographies

Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Mother Teresa of Calcutta
Author: Leo Maasburg
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781586178277
Available:
Release: 2015-01-26
Editor: Ignatius Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Mother Teresa's life sounds like a legend. The Albanian girl who entered an Irish order to go to India as a missionary and became an "Angel of the Poor" for countless people. She was greatly revered by Christians as well as Muslims, Hindus and unbelievers, as she brought the message of Christian love for one's neighbor from the slums of Calcutta to the whole world. Fr. Leo Maasburg was there as her close companion for many years, traveling with her throughout the world and was witness to countless miracles and incredible little-known occurrences. In this personal portrait of the beloved nun, he presents fifty amazing stories about her that most people have never heard, wonderful and delightful stories about miracles, small and great, that he was privileged to experience at Mother Teresa's side. Stories of how, without a penny to her name, she started an orphanage in Spain, and at the same time saved a declining railroad company from ruin, and so many more. They all tell of her limitless trust in God's love, of the way the power of faith can move mountains, and of hope that can never die. These stories reveal a humorous, gifted, wise and arresting woman who has a message of real hope for our time. It's the life story of one of the most important women of the 20th century as it's never been told before.

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa
Author: William Jay Jacobs
Pages: 47
ISBN: 1562940201
Available:
Release: 1991-01-01
Editor: Lerner Publications
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A biography of Mother Teresa, a nun working in Calcutta, India, who has dedicated her life to doing what she could to help those who suffered from loneliness or poverty. She received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979.

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa
Author: M. G. Chitkara
Pages: 331
ISBN: 8170249686
Available:
Release: 1998
Editor: APH Publishing
Language: en

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Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa
Author: Kathleen Kudlinski
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9781416911609
Available:
Release: 2006-02-01
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Presents the life and accomplishments of the devoted Catholic and one of the world's most beloved humanitarians, who, through her life's work of helping the poor in India, won a Nobel Peace Prize and became beatified by the Pope.

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa
Author: Amy Ruth
Pages: 112
ISBN: 0822549433
Available:
Release: 1999-01-01
Editor: Twenty-First Century Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A biography of the nun who founded the order known as the Missionaries of Charity to work with the sick and destitute in Calcutta and other places and who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979.

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa
Author: Gëzim Alpion
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781134163694
Available:
Release: 2006-10-16
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Mother Teresa was one of the most written about and publicised women in modern times. Apart from Pope John Paul II, she was arguably the most advertised religious celebrity in the last quarter of the twentieth century. During her lifetime as well as posthumously, Mother Teresa continues to generate a huge level of interest and heated debate. Gëzim Alpion explores the significance of Mother Teresa to the mass media, to celebrity culture, to the Church and to various political groups. A section explores the ways different vested interests have sought to appropriate her after her death, and also examines Mother Teresa's own attitude to her childhood and to the Balkan conflicts in the 1980s and 1990s. This book sheds a new and fascinating light upon this remarkable and influential woman, which will intrigue followers of Mother Teresa and those who study the vagaries of stardom and celebrity culture.

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa
Author: Mother Teresa (Saint)
Pages: 404
ISBN: 0307589234
Available:
Release: 2009
Editor: Image Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Capturing the inner spiritual life of one of the twentieth century's most beloved religious figures, the private writings, reflections, and letters of Mother Teresa chronicle her spiritual journey, her dedication to charity, the trial of faith that tested and shaped her beliefs, and her contributions to the sick, the dying, and the forgotten. 60,000 first printing.

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa
Author: Louise Chipley Slavicek
Pages: 121
ISBN: 9781438104478
Available:
Release: 2007
Editor: Infobase Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Mother Teresa devoted herself to society's forgotten and unwanted, not only in India but in countries all over the globe. This is a biography of Mother Teresa, a woman who gave voice to those most often ignored and neglected by society at large, and whose name has forever become synonymous with tireless charity.

Learning about Love from the Life of Mother Teresa

Learning about Love from the Life of Mother Teresa
Author: Brenn Jones
Pages: 24
ISBN: 0823957772
Available:
Release: 2002
Editor: The Rosen Publishing Group
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Presents a biography of the nun who founded the Missionaries of Charity and devoted her life to taking care of the poor and the sick.