The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice Topics for Discussion

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Do you think it's fair and wise of the author to disparage Mother Teresa while investigating her activities? Would it be better to approach the investigation with a less caustic attitude, or does the author's obvious distrust of Mother Teresa help his argument?

It seems to be important that Mother Teresa is seen as an unworldly person, or someone who has no great interest in the money, power, and possessions of this world. Why is this of any significance in a consideration of her character and actions?

The irritation, and even disgust, that Christopher Hitchens displays in this book are very obvious. Why do think he is so angry? Could there be more than one reason?

Aside from Mother Teresa's accomplishments, why do you think people throughout the world, both Catholic and non-Catholic, are eager to applaud and revere her? What does this willingness...

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