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Susan Abraham

Academic Background M.A., Catholic Theological Union; M.A., Univeristy of Mumbai Ph.D., Harvard Divinity School, Massachusetts (1976)

Current Areas of Research Dr. Abraham's teaching and research explores postcolonial and feminist theological practices invigorating contemporary communities of faith. Her ongoing research projects include issues in feminist theological education and formation, interfaith and interreligious peace initiatives, theology and political theory, religion and media, global Catholicism, and Christianity between colonialism and post colonialism.

Selected Publications Co-editor of Shoulder to Shoulder: Frontiers in Catholic Feminist Theology (Fortress, 2009). Identity, Ethics, and Nonviolence in Postcolonial Theory: A Rahnerian Theological Assessment (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007) Her publications and presentations weave practical theological insights from the experience of working as a youth minister for the Diocese of Mumbai, India, with theoretical perspectives from postcolonial theory, cultural studies, and feminist theory.