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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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
Post-synod exhortation is uplifting, but is disheartening to LGBT Catholics Apr 14, 2016 Story : Column
Clueless preaching about the Samaritan woman misses the point Mar 3, 2016 Story : Column
Challenging the corruption-prone systems that plague our world Feb 17, 2016 Story : Column
Exercising Spirit-given wisdom for unity Jan 21, 2016 Story : Column
Muslim-American women seek change from within Dec 17, 2015 Story : Column
'Love is Blind. Obedience Shouldn't Be.' Nov 13, 2015 Story : Column
Gospel-inspired boldness calls the church to justice Oct 14, 2015 Story : Column
Why wasn’t a woman invited to preside at a papal prayer service? Sep 30, 2015 Story : Blog
'Find creative ways to keep our parishes open' Sep 17, 2015 Story : Column
Olive's vision of God Sep 3, 2015 Story : Column
Francis: A prophet who gets things done Aug 20, 2015 Story : Blog
Celebrating a contemporary 'mother of the church' Jul 30, 2015 Story : Column
Moral leadership is essential in the police brutality quagmire Jun 4, 2015 Story : Column
For U.S. sisters, ordinary Catholics made a way where there was no way May 21, 2015 Story : Column
Are things looking up for women in the church? May 11, 2015 Story : Column
In India, a truly outstanding road map for creating gender equality Apr 23, 2015 Story : Blog
'It was the women who stayed' Mar 26, 2015 Story : Blog
Women speak up about equality in the church from the heart of the Vatican Mar 13, 2015 Story : Column
At-home retreat brings Scripture, spirituality to seniors Feb 5, 2015 Story : Column
Will science prove there is a heaven? Jan 22, 2015 Story : Column
The apostolic visitation report was laudatory, but the sisters remain caught in ambiguity Dec 18, 2014 Story : Column
Unearthing the gender balance at the heart of our Catholic tradition Dec 4, 2014 Story : Column
We have no shortage of vocations. What we have is a shortage of vision Nov 20, 2014 Story : Column