Religious studies lecture

March 19, 2014

Time: 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Location: Student Center Fountain Lounge


Lisa Sowle Cahill
Lisa Sowle Cahill

The Department of Religious Studies presents the 2014 George Pickering Memorial Lecture in Ethics, "Catholic women and gender equality: Models of renewal since Vatican II," by Lisa Sowle Cahill, the J. Donald Monan Professor of Theology at Boston College.  This event is one in the Cushing Distinguished Lecture Series.

Sowle Cahill received her B.A. from the Santa Clara University and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago Divinity School. She has taught at Boston College since 1976, and has been a visiting professor at Georgetown and Yale Universities. She served as the president of Catholic Theological Society of America from 1992-93 and the president of Society of Christian Ethics from 1997-98. In 2008 she was awarded the John Courtney Murray Award by the Catholic Theological Society of America.

She has been the J. Donald Monan Professor and Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 1996. She has published and edited numerous books, journal articles, and book chapters. Her most recent publications include Global Justice, Christology and Christian Ethics (2013), Sexuality and the U.S. Catholic Church: Crisis and Renewal (edited with John Garvey and T. Frank Kennedy, 2006), and Theological Bioethics: Participation, Justice, and Change (2005).

A reception will follow the lecture.

RSVP: Unnecessary

Contact: James B. Tubbs, professor of Religious Studies
Phone: 313-578-0355
Email: tubbsjb@udmercy.edu