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List of superior generals of the poor sisters of the divine child, or sisters of ‘the Providence’

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This section presents a list of names of superior generals of the poor sisters of the divine child that occur in the book titled Models of Charitable Care: catholic Nuns and children in their care in Amsterdam, 1852-2002. The theme of this study is the historical care practice of women religious. It focuses on a congregation of Catholic nuns, originating in Amsterdam, who took care of neglected children and other vulnerable groups in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Their initial name was Poor Sisters of the Divine Child (Arme Zusters van het Goddelijk Kind), but they were widely known as Sisters of ?The Providence'. The main issue in this book is how to interpret and value the charitable care practice of Catholic sister congregations.

Keywords: catholic sister congregations; charitable care; divine child



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