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Finding Jesus in Calcutta | Mary Poplin

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Finding Jesus in Calcutta | Mary Poplin

February 13, 2018
The Veritas Forum
The Veritas Forum

When Mary Poplin met Mother Teresa, Poplin was looking to understand Mother Teresa’s work in purely secular terms. But the life of this mystifying nun refused such categorization. When Poplin returned from India, she realized that a secular telling of Mother Teresa’s story would radically distort the reality of her life. At a Veritas Forum from the University of Michigan, Poplin recounts her formative time in Calcutta and her dreams for a more inclusive Academy.

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