Madonna Kolbenschlag is a Catholic nun. She is also a feminist. Kolbenschlag is best known for her book, Kiss Sleeping Beauty Good-Bye, in which she discusses the need to either to defect to patriarchy or become a deviant. Sue Monk Kidd chooses to dance the "dance of dissidence" — providing the title of this book.
The Dance of the Dissident Daughter: A Woman's Journey from Christian Tradition to the Sacred Feminine