Christine Schenk

NCR Contributor

St. Joseph Sr. Christine Schenk served urban families for 18 years as a nurse midwife before co-founding FutureChurch, where she served for 23 years. Her recent book Crispina and Her Sisters: Women and Authority in Early Christianity (Fortress, 2017) was awarded first place in History by the Catholic Press Association. She holds master's degrees in nursing and theology.

Articles by Christine Schenk

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Despair is not an option Jun 15, 2019 Story : Column
Patriarchy delays female diaconate May 14, 2019 Story : Column
Church's foremothers proclaim Jesus from beyond the grave Apr 16, 2019 Story : Column
Women's authority in the church Mar 15, 2019 Story : Column
We must reform the clerical system Feb 15, 2019 Story : Column
Sisters helped to pioneer 'pink wave' Nov 15, 2018 Story : Column
Witnesses to God's love Oct 16, 2018 Story : Column
The vindication of Leonardo Boff Sep 15, 2018 Story : Column
Mary of Magdala's connection to Jesus Jul 17, 2018 Story : Column
Leadership, women and the early church Jun 15, 2018 Story : Column
Sisters not an 'endangered species' Apr 16, 2018 Story : Column
Catholic schools, March for Our Lives Mar 27, 2018 Story : Column
Dismantling Catholic misogyny Mar 15, 2018 Story : Column
Heart-sharing illumines God's great love Feb 15, 2018 Story : Column
Sr. Catherine Pinkerton, Network lobbyist and justice-seeker, remembered Jan 11, 2018 Story : News
Overflow crowd at 'Race and Grace' event builds beloved community Mar 16, 2017 Story : Column
For I was a stranger and you welcomed me Feb 15, 2017 Story : Column
Are any Catholic prophets raising their voices? Dec 15, 2016 Story : Column
Will we build the common good or destroy the bonds that unite us? Jul 28, 2016 Story : Column
'Circling the City with Love' campaign aims to bridge cultural divides Jul 14, 2016 Story : Column
Magdala celebrations heal misogyny, but will our daughters care? Jun 28, 2016 Story : Column
My family and the Sacred Heart Jun 9, 2016 Story : Column
It is time to free Mary and let God have her own maternal face May 26, 2016 Story : Column
Pentecost and Berrigan, a double portion of God's Spirit May 12, 2016 Story : Column
Women want to be deacons, want clergy to speak up about it Apr 28, 2016 Story : Column