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Education, policy, philosophy, history, science…


September 2016

A gender neutral God?

Elizabeth Johnson discussed feminine perspectives of God in a book that greatly influenced me, She Who Is. It introduced me to feminist theological discourse and set out arguments that explained some of the discomfort I have with the patriarchal Catholic... Continue Reading →


Mary as the ideal Mother

I have a problem with the image of Mary as the ideal mother.  I’m sure I would have had no problem with the real, historical person of Mary, but I do have issues with the image that is presented to... Continue Reading →

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