Kissed by God: Holy Women Create!


Egan, Harvey. An Anthology of Christian Mysticism. Collegeville, Minn: Pueblo Book by The Liturgical Press,1996.

Egan, Keith, ed. Carmelite Prayer. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2003.

Flinders, Carol Lee. Enduring Grace. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1993.

Selected Texts

Bourgeault, Cynthia. The Wisdom Jesus. Boston: Shambhala Publications, 2008.

Bowie, Fiona. The Wisdom of Hildegard of Bingen. Grand Rapids, Mich: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1997.

Craine, Renate. Hildegard. New York: Crossroads Publishing Co., 1997.

Durka, Gloria. Hildegard of Bingen. Winona, Minn: St. Mary’s Press by Christian Brothers Publications, 1991.

Fox, Matthew. Hildegard of Bingen. Vancouver, BC: Namaste Publishing, 2012.

________. Illuminations of Hildegard of Bingen. Rochester, Vt.: Bear and Company, 2002.

Haskins, Susan. Mary Magdalene. New York: Riverhead Books by Penguin Group, Inc., 1993.

King, Karen. The Gospel of Mary of Magdala. Santa Rosa, Ca: Polebridge Press, 2003.

Kirwan, John. Let There Be Light. Notre Dame, Ind: Ave Maria Press, 1997.

Lahr, Jane. Searching for Mary Magdalene. New York:Welcome Enterprises, 2006.

Nelson, John, ed. The Little Way of St. Therese of Lisieux. Ligouri, Mo: Ligouri Publications, 1997.

Pagels, Elaine. Beyond Belief. New York: Random House, 2005.

_______. The Gnostic Gospels. New York: Vintage Books by Random House, 1989.

Robinson, James M., ed. The Nag Hammadi Library. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1978.

Warner, Marina. Alone of All Her Sex. New York: Vintage Books by Random House, 1983.

Welch, John. Spiritual Pilgrims: Carl Jung and Teresa of Avila. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 1982.

Winter, Miriam Therese. The Gospel According to Mary. New York: Crossroads Publishing Co., 1993.

Selected Texts

Clare of Assisi
Regis J. Armstrong, OFM, Cap., trans. Early Documents. New York: Paulist Press, 1988.
Regis J. Armstrong, OFM, Cap., and I. C. Brady, trans. Francis and Clare: Complete Works. New York: Paulist Press, 1982.

Teresa of Avila.
Book of Her Life
Way of Perfection
Interior Castle
Book of Her Foundations

Therese of Lisieux.
Beevers, John, trans. The Story of a Soul. New York: Image Books by Doubleday, 1989.
Thoughts of Saint Therese, trans. an Irish Carmelite. Rockford, Ill: Tan Books and Publishers, 1915.

Additional Sources

Bladey, Conrad Jay. Bridget of the Gael. On Amazon, kindle only 2009.

Clare of Assisi - see above

Hildegard - see above

Joan of Arc
Harrison, Kathryn. Joan of Arc: A Life Transformed. New York: Doubleday, 2014.

Nunnally-Cox, Janice. ForeMothers. New York: Seabury, 1981.
Winter, Miriam Therese. WomanWord. New York: Crossroads, 1992.-see above

Mary - see above

Trible, Phyllis, “Bringing Miriam Out of the Shadows,” Bible Review (Feb. 1989), pp. 77-78
Winter, Miriam Therese. WomanWisdom. New York: Crossroads, 1991.

Samaritan Woman (Woman at the Well)

Kam, Rose Sallberg. Their Stories, Our Stories. New York: Continuum, 1995, pp. 213-216.
Wahlberg, Rachel Conrad. Jesus According to a Woman. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 1986.
Zimmer, Mary. Sister Images, Nashville, Tn: Abingdon Press, 1993.

Greer, Alan. Mohawk Saint: Catherine Tekakwitha and the Jesuits. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.