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“Your One Wild and Precious Life: Women on the Road of Ministry” Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ
November 6, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Live-Streamed from the Mission Church on the Santa Clara University Campus
The Rev. Francis L. Markey Women in Ministry Speaker 2018
Dr. Elizabeth A. Johnson, C.S.J., is regarded as one of the most influential theologians of the present day. She is Professor Emerita of theology at Fordham University and a Sister of St. Joseph of Brentwood, NY. Johnson holds 15 honorary doctorates and has received numerous awards, including the John Courtney Murray Award from the Catholic Theological Society of America, for which she served as president in 1995-1996. Her scholarship addresses all aspects of the Christian faith and the life of the church from the standpoint of feminist, liberationist, and ecological concerns.
She is the author of influential books and articles, including Consider Jesus: Waves of Renewal in Christology (1991), She Who Is: The Mystery of God in Feminist Theological Discourse (1992), “Turn to the Heavens and the Earth: Retrieval of the Cosmos in Catholic Theology” (1996), Truly Our Sister: A Theology of Mary in the Communion of Saints (2003), Quest for the Living God: Mapping Frontiers in the Theology of God (2007), Ask the Beasts: Darwin and the God of Love (2014), and Creation and the Cross: The Mercy of God for a Planet in Peril (2018).