On Thursday evening March 15 come enjoy an intimate roundtable presentation and discussion with Dr. Elizabeth Ursic, author of the book Women, Ritual, and Power: Placing Female Imagery of God in Christian Worship (SUNY Press, 2014). Dr. Ursic will share insights and themes from her research with Christian communities that highlight female imagery of God in their worship, and comment on the importance of the statue Christa permanently installed here at the Cathedral. She will also discuss the function of creativity and imagination in spiritual development. A light snack will be available from 6:30 p.m. and the presentation will begin at 7:00 in Cathedral House.
Elizabeth Ursic, PhD is a professor of Religious Studies with a specialty in gender, art, and theology. She is Co-chair of the Women’s Caucus at the American Academy of Religion. She also chairs the Women’s Task force for the Parliament of World Religions where she serves on the board. She is a spiritual director and accomplished composer, and her music has been performed internationally, including Britain and China. Her MDiv is from Yale Divinity School with a specialty in Religion and Art.