Sarah Coakley is Norris-Hulse professor of Divinity at the University of Cambridge and a canon of Ely Cathedral. This book is a collection of essays which have previously appeared elsewhere, and are now ‘lightly revised’. 448 more words
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Let’s get some facts out here before I start: I’m a Catholic, and I’m a woman. Now let’s continue on.
I didn’t know this recently, but a woman in my diocese had excommunicated herself in 2008 when she became “ordained.” I read about several articles on the topic… 575 more words
It’s Not as Bad as You Think: Women in Catholicism
The discovery of blogs and blogging has opened up a whole new world for women working and writing in the religious domain. 857 more words
Non-Religious Women in the Church: In my last post I mentioned that, as a feminist theologian, I often find myself between a rock and a hard place. The same could be said of all or most women who spend a significant amount of time within an environment where male power and authority are even more pervasive than in the secular world.
However, female theologians from the secular sphere face their own particular challenges, and these challenges are both new and unique in the context of Church history and indeed history in general. 310 more words