Letters To Nancy Author:Andrew M. Greeley "...one of his most accrate and helpful accounts of advice to a young women." Ave Maria — One of the Greatest needs of today's emerging generation is learning to understand itself and how to live in a world filled with challenge, conflict, and change. Father Andrew Greenley is the preiest-sociologist for this "new breed" and his LETTERS TO NANCY... more » demonstrates how well he understands them, thier questions and problems.
The books is a series of letters addressed to a fictitious Nancy who actully represents most young Christian women of today. In the letters he discusses the moral, spiritual, and socail issues daily confronting them, and offers some sound, practical advice about how these problems can be faced and dealt with. Aware of the needs and hopes of today's young women, and realizing that most of them will have interests within, as well as outside of, thier own family life, Father Greeley discusses professional careers, intellectual growth, community action, marriage, the raising of the children, the development of spirtual life, the strides and reform going on within the Church today. His advice and suggections on these topics are meaningful, practical, consrete, and sensible-and, equall important, his language and phraseology are driect, mature, understandable, and never condescending.
In LETTERS TO NANCY, Father Greeley challenges young women of today to look beyond their immediate horizons and become aware of the implications of what living their faith in the world today really means. It is a book for those young women who seek a life of excitement, growth, and deep commitment.« less