From our readers – October 26, 2016

| October 26, 2016 | 2 Comments

Johnson’s theological work ‘a gift’ to the Church

I was saddened to read two letters to the editor [Oct. 13] criticizing The Catholic Spirit for advertising a lecture and conference featuring eminent theologian, Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ, at Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality. Sister Elizabeth is a Sister of St. Joseph of Brentwood in good standing. (I am a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet from the St. Paul Province. She is one of us!) She did her doctorate in theology at Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. She is currently a distinguished professor of theology at Fordham University in New York. Sister Elizabeth’s theological work is a gift to the whole Church in its aim to express fully the faith of the whole people of God, its women and men. Six women theologians from six continents will accompany Sister Elizabeth to St. Paul and will launch a new book, a collection of articles on Christology by 25 women theologians from around the world. The book is “The Strength of Her Witness” (Orbis 2016). Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ, is the editor.

Joan Mitchell, CSJ
St. Paul

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