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Theology of the Friends of God and Prophets: Women’s Practices of Memory – Part 3, Ch8 of #FOGAP

In this chapter, Johnson is clearly writing for readers who are not familiar with the tools of feminist theology. She illustrates four different practices with a different story. Telling Hagar’s story by lifting up elements that are plainly in the … Continue reading

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Mercy and Misogyny

I picked up a nice little brochure on the Year of Mercy at my parish in December. It had a lot of good information in it, including a handy checklist of the spiritual and corporal works of mercy; and it … Continue reading

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Lent Madness celebrity blogger Meredith Gould shared her Pinterest board of images of Mary Magdalene in her writeup (aka lobbying) for today’s match. Thanks, Meredith – these are beautiful! (I voted for Mary Magdalen, in case you couldn’t guess. 😉 … Continue reading

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The Elate Eight, and some saintly Stuff

So I haven’t been posting regularly about Lent Madness, but I’ve been following along and voting every day. The Round of Saintly Sixteen concluded on Monday, and yesterday began the Round of Elate Eight: Tuesday: Mary Magdalen vs Evelyn Underhill … Continue reading

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Lent Madness: Vote for Mary Magdalen!

Although Mary Magdalen is, in the popular imagination, a reformed prostitute, it is not at all clear that the repentant woman who anointed Jesus’ feet with oil is the same as Mary Magdalen. This conflation appears to have been started … Continue reading

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