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Feisty and Fearless

Glimpses into the Life of Lois M. Wilson

by (author) Janice L. Meighan

United Church Publishing House, The United Church of Canada
Initial publish date
Apr 2014
Women, Leadership, Social Activists, Religious, Religion, Politics & State, General
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Meet the many sides of Lois M. Wilson: Moderator, senator, minister, mother, chancellor, activist, wife, canoeist, feminist. Feisty and Fearless explores the legacy of an accomplished, vibrant public and religious leader, a woman of firsts who shattered the stained-glass ceiling. With access to Wilson and to her unpublished papers, photographs, and diaries, Janice Meighan has created an authentic window into this remarkable woman’s story, evolving views, and vision. This book of stories will make you think, laugh, and cheer. Feisty and Fearless is a must-read for all Canadians. With a foreword by Alex Neve.

About the author

Janice Meighan teaches courses in community settings in religious, biblical, and ritual studies, as well as in death and dying, and is a conference speaker on these topics. An experienced business consultant and analyst and a licensed ritual officiant, she holds a Master’s degree in Religious Studies (in the humanities) from the University of Toronto. Janice is a mother-by-marriage who lives and works in Toronto with her husband. She volunteers with the Survivor Support Program in Toronto and is a member of West Hill United Church.

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