Teachers: Nuns for the 21st Century

From Columbia University last year, a Roman Catholic nun working for her M.A. in Russian flew off to the Soviet Union to do interviews on the 1917 Revolution. At the University of California in Berkeley, one of the nation's best centers for Hispanic studies, another nun, expert in Spanish, has just been offered a job as a teaching fellow. In New York, sisters attending Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart avidly study the sometimes shocking works of Samuel Beckett, and other nuns press curiously into a Second Avenue loft to take in...

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