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Mother Teresa, her people and her work

by Desmond Doig

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Published by Harper & Row in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Teresa, Mother, 1910-,
    • Nuns -- India -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDesmond Doig ; photos. by Raghu Rai ... [et al.].
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX4406.5.Z8 D65 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination175 p. :
      Number of Pages175
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4104961M
      ISBN 100060619414
      LC Control Number80019610

      The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice is an essay by the British-American journalist and polemicist Christopher Hitchens published in It is a critique of the work and philosophy of Mother Teresa, the founder of an international Roman Catholic religious congregation, and it challenges the mainstream media's assessment of her charitable : Christopher Hitchens. Mother Teresa: Her People and Her Work. DOIG, Desmond (Mother Teresa). Item Number: London: Collins, First edition, early printing of this early biography on Mother Teresa, by Desmond Doig, who was the first journalist to cover Mother Teresa. Octavo, original cloth, profusely illustrated.

      Click to read more about Mother Teresa, her people and her work by Desmond Doig. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers2/5.   Michael Collopy of Hayward, California, is a professional photographer who knew Mother Teresa for 15 years. He traveled with her all over the world, photographing her work. He created a book.

      the Nobel Peace Prize in for her human / humanitarian work. Agnes developed an interested / interest in helping the less fortunate / fortune at a very young Size: KB. Clothing the Naked. Another corporal work of mercy the book explores is clothing the naked. As with the other works of mercy contemplated by Mother Teresa, it is explored through her rich.


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Mother Teresa, Her People and Her Work Hardcover – May 1, by Desmond Doig (Author)5/5(1). Mother Teresa, Her People and Her Work book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.4/5.

This historic work reveals the inner spiritual life of one of the most beloved and important religious figures in history--Mother Teresa. During her lifelong service to the poorest of the poor, Mother Teresa became an icon of compassion to people of all religions; her extraordinary contributions to the care of the sick, the dying, and thousands of others nobody else was prepared to look after.

Mother Teresa: Her People and Her Work, Desmond Doig, (Harper & Row, Publishers, ) Such a Vision of the Street, Eileen Egan, (Doubleday & Company, Inc., ) We Do It For Jesus, Edward Le Joly, (Darton, Longman and Todd Ltd.,). Mother Teresa (–) was a Roman Catholic nun who devoted her life to serving the poor and destitute around the world.

She spent many years in Calcutta, India where she founded the Missionaries of Charity, a religious congregation devoted to helping those in great need.

InMother Teresa was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. -- MOTHER TERESA Born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu inMother Teresa was called to a religious life at a young age and began her novitiate in 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.

Mother Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu (born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu, Albanian: [aˈɲɛzə ˈɡɔndʒɛ bɔjaˈdʒiu]; 26 August – 5 September ), honoured in the Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta, was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary.

She was born in Skopje (now the capital of North Macedonia), then part of the Kosovo Vilayet of the Ottoman utes: Nun's habit, Rosary. In the Indian government awarded Mother Teresa the Padma Shri, one of its highest civilian honours, for her services to the people of India.

Pope Paul VI on his trip to India in gave her his ceremonial limousine, which she immediately raffled to help finance her leper colony. She was summoned to Rome in to found a home there. Donohue quotes an assortment of witnesses who evaluated the work of Mother Teresa and her sisters.

They all declared their praise for the work that they did in India and elsewhere. One, atheist Prabir Ghosh, exclaimed, “If she is bestowed with sainthood for her service to mankind, that will be a great thing.”.

Genre/Form: Christian biography Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Doig, Desmond. Mother Teresa. London: Collins, (OCoLC) A biography of the nun who founded the Missionary Sisters and Brothers of Charity and gained wide recognition for her work with the destitute and dying in Calcutta and other places.

She was awarded the Nobel Peace Price in Mother Teresa, her people and her work. [Desmond Doig] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Teresa, Mother Saint; Teresa, Mother Saint: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Desmond Doig.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. Mother Teresa was the founder of the Order of the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic congregation of women dedicated to helping the poor.

Considered one of the 20th Century's greatest Born: MOTHER TERESA Her People and Her Work by Doig, Desmond and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Mother Teresa: Her People and Her Work by Doig, Desmond - AbeBooks. Surprising facts about her family, her vision from Jesus, and her initial reluctance to work with the poor.

Beliefnet February During her lifetime, Mother Teresa of Calcutta was an. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Mother Teresa: Her People and Her Work by Desmond Doig (Paperback, ) at the best online prices at eBay. After learning about her impact both in India and around the world, it comes as little surprise that Mother Teresa received a wide variety of awards and recognitions both during her lifetime and posthumously.

Perhaps her most notable award was the Nobel Peace Prize, which recognized her work “bringing help to suffering humanity.”5/5(1).

The basic idea and structure of the book revolves around Mother Teresa’s message of the primacy of love. Her understanding of God, which can be summed up in the Johannine affirmation “God is love” (1 John ), the presence of Jesus as the incarnation of God’s love, [and] the attempt to love as Jesus loved are topics which everyone can.

It will give a whole new dimension to the way people understand her." The book is hardly the work of some antireligious investigative reporter who Dumpster-dived for Teresa's correspondence Author: David Van Biema.

Buy Mother Teresa: Her People and Her Work by Desmond Doig online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Known around the globe for her indefatigable work on behalf of the poor, the sick, and the dying, Mother Teresa devoted her life to giving hope to the hopeless in more than countries.

Now, in her own words, Mother Teresa shares the thoughts and experiences that led her to .Occupation: Catholic Nun Born: Aug in Uskub, Ottoman Empire Died: September 5, in Calcutta, India Best known for: Fighting for the rights of the sick and helpless Biography: Mother Teresa was a humanitarian.

This means she did things to help out other people. Her entire life was fully devoted to helping the poor, the sick, the needy, and the helpless. To canonize Mother Teresa would be to seal the lid on her problematic legacy, which includes forced conversion, questionable relations with dictators, gross mismanagement, and actually, pretty bad medical of all, she was the quintessential white person expending her charity on the third world -- the entire reason for her public image, and the source of immeasurable scarring to .