The Divine Economy of Salvation Author:Priscila Uppal When Sister Angela receives an anonymous package containing an ornate silver candlestick, an object she hasn't seen in 25 years, her safe and simple life begins to unravel. Suddenly she must confront her darkest secret: her participation in a crime from which she can no longer hide. As she searches for who might have cause to expose her, memo... more »ries of St. X School for Girls come flooding back.
At the center is a group of girls who call themselves The Sisiterhood, from whom fourteen year old Angela desperately seeks comfort and approval. Saddened by her mother's declining health and her father's abandonment, Angela looks up the group's beautiful and charismatic leader, Rachel. On the verge of becoming women, the girls taunt and tempt each other. When Angela is encourage to play a joke on another student, the rituals of the Sisterhood take a violent turn at the girl's initiation into the group.
Now within the refuge of the convent, where she has devoted her life to the work of God, and with the unexpected help of a pregnant girl whom the nuns have befriended, Angela at long last faces the truth--and the boundaries of her own faith.« less