Women Who Changed the Church: A Public Seminar Series @ Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology, Cambridge [from 4 October to 22 November]

Women Who Changed the Church: A Public Seminar Series


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4
Oct
 
- 22
Nov
14:00 - 15:30

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Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology
12 Grange Road, CB3 9DU Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
From the women of scripture, to Catholic Women Speak, women have consistently changed church practice, communities and ideas. This series focuses on eight examples who have enriched and transformed faith communities, and represent important legacies for understanding women today. They also represent diverse kinds of contribution – from the theological creativity of Hildegard and Julian, to the nourishment of the spirituality of the ordinary in the writings of Thérèse of Lisieux and Evelyn Underhill, through the transformative action of the Daughters of Charity and Dorothy Day, to the clarion voices of contemporary theologians in Valerie Saiving, Teresa Okure, and the CWS project. These varied voices, discussed from different disciplinary perspectives each have the potential to help us reimagine our own contributions to the Church and the world.

4th October – Hildegard of Bingen
Dr Férdia Stone-Davis

11th October – Julian of Norwich
Dr Elizabeth Powell

18th October – Thérèse of Lisieux
Sr Ann Swailes OP

25th October – New Global Voices
Dr Amy Daughton

1st November – Dorothy Day
Sr Katrina Alton CSJP

8th November – Catholic Women Speak
Prof. Tina Beattie

15th November – Valerie Saiving and Teresa Okure:
Women of the 20th Century
Prof. Janet Soskice

22nd November – Evelyn Underhill
Dr Louise Nelstrop

£10 per seminar | £65 for the series of eight seminars

To book tickets contact Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology
01223 741 039 | [email protected]
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