By Mary E. Hunt
November 9, 2013
Fall Symposium, Sigtuna, Sweden
Mary E. Hunt was privileged to offer the keynote lecture at a weekend symposium on “Friendship, Theology and Sisterhood” sponsored by the Seglora Foundation and hosted by the Sigtuna Foundation in Sigtuna, Sweden, November 9-10, 2013. Participants included journalists, ministers, academics,and activists notably WATER Volunteer in Global Service, Ann-Cathrin Jarl.
In her lecture, “Love Your Friends: Feminist Relational Ethics for Solidarity,” Mary spoke of friendship as foundational to a good society. Other speakers looked at historical and philosophical issues related to friendship. Mary also gave a public lecture on “Friends Act Friendly,” encouraging people to “practice” being friends in the hope of creating a most just world.
Two lectures Mary E. Hunt gave at the Fall Symposium in Sigtuna, Sweden are now available online from Dagens Seglora, “Love Your Friends: Feminist Relational Ethics for Solidarity” and “Friends Act Friendly.”