The information is presented in an interesting way and is an easy read.
Her discussion of pagan culture is muddled; she collapses together customs of different centuries as if all pagans of all places and times were interchangeable.
I bought this book because I wanted to learn the history of the Catholic Church's sisters/nuns and their habits.
This is a wonderfully researched book about the history of religious habits worn by consecrated women in the Catholic Church. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Wildeone
Someone had seen this book on a give away shelf but didn't grab it, mentioned it to me and I found it on Amazon. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Kate O.
When having to work with relgious garb, the history and the look of the Nun's rob can often be over looked. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Scott Anderson
For a book about nuns' habits I was very disappointed in the lack of photos considering how many different orders of nuns exist.Published 14 months ago by D. Greenlee
Very interesting and informative. Excellent pictures of both old and new habits.
I enjoyed reading the book and recommend it to others interested in the topic.
It was interesting to read about what the nuns who taught us school went through with regard to habits and their special needs in terms of wear.Published 16 months ago by Claire G Jones
Having spent twelve years in the Catholic school system, I found this book very interesting. It answered a lot of questions I had about the mystic of the nuns habits. Read morePublished on July 5, 2012 by Barbara Birchim
I have always had a curiosity about nuns which would include their habits and this book was the only one I was able to find that helped break it down.