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Mary Grey

Short version of Curriculum Vitae; see the full version here.

Name: Mary Cecilia Grey

Address: West Mill, Fullerton Road, Wherwell, Hampshire SP11 7JS.

Born: 16.6.41 at Houghton-le-Spring, Co.Durham, UK.

Religion: Roman Catholic.


1959 Genner Exhibition to Anne’s College, Oxford.

1959-63 BA Hons in Literae Humaniores, (1)University of Oxford, (Upper Second).

1965 MA (Oxon).

1973-4 Diploma in Pastoral Catechetics, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium.

1974-77 MA in Religious Studies and STB in Theology, University of Louvain, Belgium - Magna cum Laude.

1987 Ph.D in Theology, Louvain , Belgium - Summa cum Laude.

TEACHING POSTS in Higher Education

1980-89 St Mary’s College of Higher Education, Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, (University of Surrey), Department of Theology:

1988-1993 Catholic University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands:

1993-97 Professor of Contemporary Theology, University of Southampton, based at La Sainte Union College. Scholar-in-Residence, Sarum College, Salisbury. Visiting Professor, University of Southampton.

1998 April-June: Alexander Robertson Lecturer, University of Glasgow, Scotland.

From September 1998: Honorary Professor, University of Wales, St David’s, Lampeter.

From October 2000: D.J.James Professor of Pastoral Theology, University of Wales, Lampeter.


Single-authored books*(2)(Chapters in books, articles and public lectures are listed in full CV).

1983 In Search of the Sacred: Sacraments and Parish Renewal. Wheathampstead: Anthony Clarke.

1987 * Christian Feminist Spirituality of Redemption as Mutuality- in- Relation, (Doctoral Thesis, University of Louvain).

1989 * Redeeming the Dream: Feminism, Redemption and Christian Tradition, London: SPCK. (USA Edition: Feminism, Redemption and Christianity,Twenty Third Publications, Mystic, Conn., 1990; Dutch edn., De Verlossing van de Droom, Kampen: Kok, 1991).

1991 From Barriers to Community: the Challenge of the Gospel for a Divided Society, (London: Harper Collins).

1993 * The Wisdom of Fools? Seeking Revelation for Today, (London, SPCK) Short-listed for Harper Collins Religious Book Prize.

1997 a Prophecy and Mysticism: The Heart of the Post-modern Church, (Edinburgh: T.& T. Clark).

1997 b Beyond the Dark Night- a Way forward for the Church? (London: Cassell).

2000 The Outrageous Pursuit of hope: Prophetic Dreams for the 21st Century.(London: Darton, Longman and Todd).

2001 Introducing Feminist Images of God, (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press)

Other Professional Activity

I edited the journal Ecotheology from 1993-2001, and now co-edit the series (15 vols.) Introducing Feminist Theology for Sheffield Academic Press, now Continuum. (Co published with Pilgrim, New York). I also supervise PHD Research students at Lasmpeter, in the University of Wales.


I am married to Nicholas Grey. We have 4 children, all pursuing their own careers. We live in a little thatched cottage by the river Test.

Mary Grey

Home: West Mill, Fullerton Road, Wherwell, Hampshire SP11 7JS, UK Tel/Fax:0044 1264-860159.

Work: 1) Sarum College, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2EE UK.
2) Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Wales, Lampeter.

(1) Classics, Philosophy and Ancient History.

(2) * Asterisked works represent the trilogy, being my main research work, a relational theology from a feminist perspective.

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