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Mary Cecilia Grey
Address: West Mill, Fullerton
Road, Wherwell, Hampshire SP11 7JS.
Born: 16.6.41 at
Houghton-le-Spring, Co.Durham, UK.
QUALIFICATIONS/ Higher Education
1959 Genner Exhibition to
Annes College, Oxford.
1959-63 BA Hons in Literae
Humaniores, (1)University of Oxford, (Upper Second).
1965 MA (Oxon).
1973-4 Diploma in Pastoral
Catechetics, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium.
1974-77 MA in Religious Studies
and STB in Theology, University of Louvain, Belgium - Magna cum Laude.
1987 Ph.D in Theology, Louvain ,
Belgium - Summa cum Laude.
TEACHING POSTS in
1980-89 St Marys College of
Higher Education, Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, (University of Surrey),
Department of Theology:
1988-1993 Catholic University of
Nijmegen, The Netherlands:
- Professor of Feminism and
Christendom, Department of Theology.
- Guest Lecturer, Katholieke Leergang,
Tilburg, The Netherlands.
1993-97 Professor of Contemporary
Theology, University of Southampton, based at La Sainte Union College.
Scholar-in-Residence, Sarum College, Salisbury. Visiting Professor, University
1998 April-June: Alexander
Robertson Lecturer, University of Glasgow, Scotland.
From September 1998: Honorary
Professor, University of Wales, St Davids, Lampeter.
From October 2000: D.J.James
Professor of Pastoral Theology, University of Wales, Lampeter.
books*(2)(Chapters in books, articles and public lectures are listed in
1983 In Search of the Sacred:
Sacraments and Parish Renewal. Wheathampstead: Anthony Clarke.
1987 * Christian Feminist
Spirituality of Redemption as Mutuality- in- Relation, (Doctoral Thesis,
University of Louvain).
1989 * Redeeming the Dream:
Feminism, Redemption and Christian Tradition, London: SPCK. (USA Edition:
Feminism, Redemption and Christianity,Twenty Third Publications, Mystic, Conn.,
1990; Dutch edn., De Verlossing van de Droom, Kampen: Kok, 1991).
1991 From Barriers to
Community: the Challenge of the Gospel for a Divided Society, (London:
1993 * The Wisdom of Fools?
Seeking Revelation for Today, (London, SPCK) Short-listed for Harper
Collins Religious Book Prize.
1997 a Prophecy and
Mysticism: The Heart of the Post-modern Church, (Edinburgh: T.& T.
Beyond the Dark Night- a Way forward for the Church? (London: Cassell).
2000 The Outrageous Pursuit of
hope: Prophetic Dreams for the 21st Century.(London: Darton,
Longman and Todd).
2001 Introducing Feminist
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I edited the journal Ecotheology
from 1993-2001, and now co-edit the series (15 vols.) Introducing Feminist
Theology for Sheffield Academic Press, now Continuum. (Co published with
Pilgrim, New York). I also supervise PHD Research students at Lasmpeter, in the
University of Wales.
- I am a Trustee of the Dalit
Solidarity Network, UK. I am a member of the Advisory Board of the Trinity
Institute for Christianity and Culture.
- I am a former President of the
European Society of Women in Theological Research
- I lecture widely, in a number of
countries in areas of social justice, and related areas of prophetic and
- I am involved in Kairos Europa, a network of
European Churches and coalitions opposed to globalisation.
- I continue to work as a Trustee of the NGO I
co-founded, Wells for India,(focusing on water in desert areas and
related social issues. This involves annual visits to Rajasthan, and working
with Gandhian NGOs in India. In January 2001 I organised a seminar with
scholars in the University of Rajasthan on Women and Globalisation.
I am married to Nicholas Grey. We have
4 children, all pursuing their own careers. We live in a little thatched
cottage by the river Test.
Home: West Mill, Fullerton Road,
Wherwell, Hampshire SP11 7JS, UK Tel/Fax:0044 1264-860159.
Work: 1) Sarum College,
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2EE UK.
2) Faculty of Theology and Religious
Studies, University of Wales, Lampeter.
(1) Classics, Philosophy and Ancient
(2) * Asterisked works represent the trilogy, being my
main research work, a relational theology from a feminist