Read Radical Love Online Free - The sudden revelation of a powerful religious calling was an entirely unexpected event in the life of a college student named Lauren. But when it became clear to her that she had a spiritual vocation, she made the exceptional decision to dedicate her life to God. Drawing upon many visits to the cloistered religious community of Dominican nuns in Summit, New Jersey, photographer Toni Greaves has created a luminous body of work that follows the transformative journey by which Lauren became Sister Maria Teresa of the Sacred Heart. Presented in an exquisite photobook volume featuring a luxe cloth case, these meditative photographs capture the radical joy of a life dedicated unequivocally to love.
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November 22, 2015
When I was discerning what I should do with my life
I saw that none of it was enough, none of it would fulfill me,
and I had to give myself more radically to God.
- Sister Lauren
At the age of 21, Lauren, a college student with life-plan seemingly all worked out had a sudden calling of a revelation,...
October 03, 2015
This is a book of documentary photography showing the life of an enclosed order of nuns over a seven year period. Focusing on the spiritual journey of a young novice up to the point she takes her final vows, it is a deeply felt, pre-conception-challenging and wholly beautiful group of works.
December 07, 2015
I read the article in the NYT about the young woman who found her life and calling in a nunnery--and the photographer who captured her journey. The story and photos pull the curtain back and allow a peek into a mysterious calling. Gorgeous photos that captured the love, camaraderie, joy, and devo...