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“We Will Fight You for It”: Can Womenpriests Save the Catholic Church?

By Fran Quigley

“This is our church, the church of the people. And we will fight you for it.”


Spring 2023 Course Highlight

Religion and Capitalism in Modern America

This course explores not only how religious configurations and economic practices co-constitute each other in the field of American religions, but also critiques of capitalism, especially by attending to the notion of gendered racial capitalism. 

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