Rosemary Radford Ruether: Women's Studies in Religion


Rosemary Radford Ruether


Visiting Professor of Religion

B.A., Scripps College
M.S., Claremont Graduate School
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School

Rosemary Radford Ruether is the Carpenter Emerita Professor of Feminist Theology at Pacific School of Religion and the GTU, as well as the Georgia Harkness Emerita Professor of Applied Theology at Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary. She has enjoyed a long and distinguished career as a scholar, teacher, and activist in the Roman Catholic Church, and is well known as a groundbreaking figure in Christian feminist theology.  Ruether has published numerous books, including Sexism and God-Talk, In Our Own Voices: Four Centuries of American Women’s Religious Writing (ed. with Rosemary Skinner Keller), and The Wrath of Jonah: The Crisis of Religious Nationalism in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. Her most recent books include Goddesses and the Divine Feminine: A Western Religious History (May 2005), Integrating Ecofeminism, Globalization, and World Religions (Nature's Meaning) (January 2005), and Mountain Sisters: From Convent To Community In Appalachia. Currently, she is collaborating on a multi-volume Encyclopedia of Women in American Religion with Rosemary Skinner Keller, a project funded by the Lilly Endowment, due in 2006. 


Prof. Ruether's Faculty Profile at Claremont School of Theology

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