Wednesday, April 09, 2008

April 18: Women in the Early Church, Molloy College, Rockeville Center

The Siena Women’s Center at Molloy College Presents
Unexpected Leaders: Women in the Early Church

Topics to be covered by the scheduled speakers include Does the Historical Mary Magdalene Matter?; Women in the Ministry and Teaching of Paul: Saying One Thing and Doing Another; and The Hidden Tradition: Women’s Ministry in the Early Church. The presentations will be followed by a panel and audience discussion.

Featured speakers for the symposium are: Melanie Johnson-DeBaufre, Th.D., Assistant Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity, Drew University; Maria Pascuzzi, S.S.L, S.T.D., Associate Professor of New Testament, University of San Diego; Mary Ann Rossi, Ph.D., Independent Scholar and Retired College Teacher of Women’s Studies and Religion.

The symposium is slated for April 18, 2008 from 9:30 a.m. until conclusion of the open discussion, which will begin at 3:15 p.m. The event is open to the public and will take place in the Lucille S. Hays Theatre, Wilbur Arts Center, Molloy College.

There is a $30.00 registration fee required for admission and the deadline for registration is April 10, 2008. Lunch will be provided for attendees. For more information please contact Deirdre McGovern, Coordinator, Siena Women’s Center, Molloy College at 516.678.5000 ext. 6302, or

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