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Religious Traditions and the Full Dignity of Women Panel Discussion

  • University of Incarante Word 4301 Broadway Street San Antonio, TX, 78209 United States (map)

Date: Thursday, Mar. 9
Time: 4:30-6 p.m.
Place: Library Auditorium University of the Incarnate Word
Tuition: Free
Enrollment: Unlimited
Register by: Mar. 6

Panelists will discuss how their respective traditions, Christian, Jewish, and Muslim, both have and have not fostered the full dignity of women. A joint venture with Women’s Global Connection of the University of the Incarnate Word, in celebration of Women’s History Month, the conversation will explore the problems and possibilities for women amid the structures of religion. Discussion will be held at University of the Incarnate Word. Co-sponsored by Women’s Global Connection (WGC) of the University of the Incarnate Word.

Dhawn Martin, Ph.D., is currently Executive Director of the SoL Center. She has taught courses in Civil Engagement, Peace and Power, and Utopias and Dystopias, at Drew University, Elon University, St. Mary’s University, and Hanover College. Her areas of study are political theology and peace-making.

Since 2008, Marcia Goren Weser has taught a Women’s Torah Study class for Temple Chai, a small Reform congregation which she helped to found in 2005. She was President of the Board of Trustees of Temple Beth-El and Temple Chai. She has studied biblical texts with both Jewish and Christian scholars and clergy, and considers herself a life-long learner. She is Chair of the SoL Center Board of Directors.