In my opinion, the Catherine of Siena Virtual College is the best online
educational resource on religion and gender.
Deborah Rose-Milavec wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> I am new to this listserv but wanted to make everyone aware of our
> virtual college. The Catherine of Siena Virtual College is a new online
> faith-based educational facility providing a range of internet based
> online courses at honours level for students, both female and male, who
> are interested in learning from a *gender justice* perspective.
> We aim to do the following:
> * Provide excellence in gender aware inter-disciplinary learning
> that is based on the best international scholarship available, a
> scholarship renowned for its reliability, intellectual rigour, and
> flexible, pastorally orientated approach.
> * Broaden access to education for hard-to-reach groups; tackling
> educational disadvantage especially in the developing worlds where
> access to high quality gender based learning is more restricted.
> * Ensure excellence in enculturation of course content by making it
> available in a range of languages and adapted to diverse local and
> cultural contexts.
> * Develop an informed awareness of the dynamic nature of the
> Christian tradition and the theological task of subjecting this
> tradition to a process of testing and renewal.
> *New classes begin April 13. Signup at **www.catherineofsiena.net*
> Classes being offered:
> Women Writing for (a) Change
> Women in Islam
> Women's Ministries according to Sacred Scripture
> Women's Leadership According to Christian Tradition
> Role Perception of Women In Children's Literature
> A Prophetic Spirituality of Justice
> Developing Management Skills
> Developing an Authentic Personality
> Thanks for passing this on!
> Deborah Rose-Milavec
> Catherine of Siena Virtual College
> 2739 Queenswood Dr.
> Cincinnati, Ohio 45211
> Phone: 513-673-1401
> Email: [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
> /Dedicated to Empowering Women for Life and Leadership!/