Carol K. Coburn

Carol K. Coburn is a professor emerita of religious studies and director of the CSJ Heritage Center at Avila University. She is also a consultant for the Buchanan Initiative for Peace and Nonviolence at Avila University. Coburn has published and presented extensively on the topic of American Catholic sisters, including a co-author book with Martha Smith, CSJ, Spirited Lives: How Nuns Shaped Catholic Culture and American Life, 1836-1920.

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The road to justice runs through Selma: reflections on the Sisters of Selma Q&A series

Q & A with Sr. Mary Christine Taylor: 'Love is the only thing that will conquer problems'

Q & A with Sr. Patricia McCann: 'Be a thorn in the side of injustice'

Q & A with Judith Baenen: 'Organize to change people's attitudes, not just laws'

Q & A with Sr. Barbara Lum: 'We can't go on judging people by the color of their skin'

Q & A with Christine Nava: 'Institutional and systemic racism overlap. It's not one size fits all'

Q & A with Therese Stawowy: 'I want to keep feeling that discomfort with white privilege'

Q & A with Sr. Rosemary Flanigan: 1965 and 2020 'are different worlds'

Q & A with Sr. Barbara Moore on US civil rights struggles 55 years after Selma

Presenté: Lives and choices

Uneasy alliance: A look back at American sisters and clerical authority

The Selma effect: Catholic nuns and social justice 50 years on

Serving in Bolivia's silver country