Mary E. Hunt, Ph.D.

Co-founder and co-director of the Women’s Alliance for Theology, Ethics, and Ritual

Mary Hunt is co-founder and co-director of the Women’s Alliance for Theology, Ethics, and Ritual (WATER). Located in Silver Spring, Maryland, WATER offers programs for women’s empowerment.

A feminist theologian, Dr. Hunt lectures and writes about theology and ethics with a particular focus on liberation issues. She received a doctorate from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California, and also holds a masters of divinity and masters of theological studies degrees.

Dr. Hunt spent several years in Argentina teaching and working for human rights and women’s issues. She is the author of Fierce Tenderness: A feminist Theology of Friendship, which was awarded the Crossroad Women’s Studies Prize for 1990.

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