List of Asian Female Theologians

Theologians and publications from the Ecclesia of Women in Asia (EWA) are among those mentioned in this article listing Asian Female Theologians by Jessie Giyou Kim and Graham Hill, Ph.D. The post raises an important issue: Unfortunately, the ignorance about Asian female theologians and their writings is widespread and persistent. It is due time foris … Continue reading List of Asian Female Theologians

Opening Prayer Ritual: Take and Eat (EWA 8)

Introduction Facilitator: Good morning everyone! We are gathered together at this moment to pray with one another at the beginning of our conference. Our theme for our opening prayer ritual is “Take and Eat” We will be reading from the Book of Lamentations which expresses a very difficult situation for women and children during the … Continue reading Opening Prayer Ritual: Take and Eat (EWA 8)

The Antiquenas Sexual Leaders

Abstract of the paper by Sr. Silvina Espanueva Tejares, Philippines The small Christian communities in thediocese of Antique are mostly led by women. Despite the obvious patriarchy in the Church and the discrimination there is against feminine leadership, our Antiquena leaders continue to get hold of the helm and their ministerial contributions cannot be watered down. … Continue reading The Antiquenas Sexual Leaders

Facing the Reality of Clergy Sexual Misconduct in the Church: A Step Toward Justice and Healing

Abstract of the paper by Nila Bermisa, Philippines The recent events of sexual abuse within the Church publicized by the news media have rocked the Catholic Church both as an institution and as a faith community. The fact that this topic has dominated the headlines worldwide highlights the extent of the sexual abuse in the Church … Continue reading Facing the Reality of Clergy Sexual Misconduct in the Church: A Step Toward Justice and Healing

The Passion of the Womb: Women Re-living the Eucharist

Abstract of the Paper by Astrid Lobo Gajiwala, India Jesus’ call to “Do this in memory of me”, is re-lived by women all over the world as they give off their bodies in the Eucharistic ritual of birthing and nurturing their young. Dying to one’s self so that another may have life in a process that … Continue reading The Passion of the Womb: Women Re-living the Eucharist