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Women who changed the church online series

The Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology in Cambridge is hosting a fascinating eight-week online lecture series entitled “Women Who Changed the Church” starting on January 20.

The lecture series explores inspirational women whose lives and actions have been transformational within the Catholic Church.  This series is designed to celebrate, uncover, and critique the contributions of women to and throughout Church history.

Speakers include: Dr Sue Price of MBIT on Mary Mother of God and More (January 20); Prof Charlotte Methuen of Glasgow University on Women in the German Reformation (January 27); Dr Sr Jo Robson OCD on St Teresa of Avila (February 3 ); Dr Carmen M Mangion of the University of London on Women Religious, Charitable Ministries, and the Welfare State (February 10) Sr Pavlína Kašparová on Female Self Understanding and the Idea of Religious Femininity (February 17); Dr Phyllis Zagano an internationally acclaimed Catholic scholar and lecturer on contemporary spirituality and women’s issues on Women Deacons and the Synod (February 24); Prof Jeana Del Rosso of Notre Dame of Maryland University on Unruly Catholic Nuns (March 3); Prof Shannen Dee Williams of University of Dayton (Mary Ward Lecture 2022) on Experience of Black Religious in the African American Freedom Struggle (Free) (March 10).

You can register online on Eventbrite for the thought-provoking Thursday afternoon (2 to 3.30pm) series on, from January 20 until March 10. Each lecture only costs £10.

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