Advance Notice: Feminist Liturgy, Feminist Leadership

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018

Save the date: Friday October 26, 2018--please note change of date from earlier advertisement--when the Australian Collaborators in Feminist Theologies are gathering in Melbourne to reflect on feminist liturgy and feminist leadership. 

Sharon Hollis, moderator of the Vic-Tas Synod of the Uniting Church in Australia is presiding over the day. Bryan Cones and myself are speaking. A panel will be part of the day, and please see the call for papers below.

Venue: Pilgrim Theological College, Centre for Theology and Ministry, 29 College Crescent, Parkville, Melbourne. 

Friday, October 26, 2018, 10.00am-4.00pm


Call for papers:

Twenty minute presentations on aspects of feminist leadership and feminist liturgy are welcome. They may engage with any Christian ecclesial tradition, can intersect with other theologies of advocacy, and should show some engagement with one or more of this indicative list of feminist liturgical/theological scholars: Teresa Berger, Janet Morley, Marjorie Procter-Smith, Gail Ramshaw, Letty Russell, Nicola Slee, Miriam Therese Winter. Abstracts of 400 words to Stephen Burns at stephen.burns@pilgrim.edu.au by August 29. 

 

AUSTRALIAN COLLABORATORS IN FEMINIST THEOLOGIES

https://www.facebook.com/FeministTheologies/

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PRESIDING LIKE A WOMAN

Burns, Presiding Like a Woman: http://journals.sagepub.com/toc/ftha/18/1 and https://spckpublishing.co.uk/presiding-like-a-woman

ON NOT "PLAYING JESUS"

Cones, On Not “Playing Jesus”: http://journals.sagepub.com/toc/paaa/30/2

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Photos below: Sharon Hollis, Crosslight magazine of the Vic-Tas Synod of the UCA: https://crosslight.org.au/2018/03/16/three-blessings/

Bryan Cones: Facebook page of St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Chicago. In the first photo, Bryan is presiding in communion among children and others, in the latter he is holding a child while a colleague presides: https://www.facebook.com/StAugustinesEpiscopalChurch/photos/a.1429656317321690.1073741834.1427908607496461/1507179936235994/?type=3&theater

(Frank Senn discusses the latter scene in his latest book, Eucharistic Body (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2017): http://fortresspress.com/product/eucharistic-body )

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