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We are so delighted to have you with us. For over thirty years we have built a global network of feminist ministers, activists, scholars and allies to further causes of justice for women in religious contexts.
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Mary E. Hunt to Receive

at Harvard Divinity School 200th Anniversary

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Peter J. Gomes Memorial Honors


April WATERritual

"Honoring Saint Catherine of Siena"

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 7:30 PM ET

At WATER office or by phone

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May 3, 2017 at 1PM ET

At the WATER office or by phone

May WATERtalk

with Judith Freeman

"THE LATTER DAYS: Surviving Mormon Patriarchy in the Age of Feminism"

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WATER is a global network, an educational and spiritual space, a center for dialogue on feminism, faith, and justice. We connect activists, religious leaders, students, scholars, and allies who are using feminist religious values to create social change.

Founded in 1983 by Mary E. Hunt and Diann L. Neu, we have been empowering women to address structural violence for over thirty years — making WATER one of the oldest feminist religious non-profit organizations in the world.

The WATER community needs you to work toward inclusive theologies and rituals, to bring about social change, and to collaborate across many differences. Join us and sign up for WATER emails (2-3 a month)!


In the News

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Feminist Spirituality and Activism in Challenging Times

Mary E. Hunt's presentation on the intergenerational panel at the Women-Church Convergence, April 1, 2017 in Chicago
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Introduction: FLTN 2016

By Mary E. Hunt from Feminist Studies in Religion The twentieth…
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Women's Marches as Spiritual Practices

Mary E. Hunt's latest from the Feminist Studies in Religion Blog
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Much More than Women Deacons

by Mary E. Hunt from Feminist Studies in Religion Discussion…