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Judith Plaskow

Judith Plaskow is professor emerita of religious studies at Manhattan College and a Jewish feminist theologian who has been teaching, writing and speaking about Jewish feminism and feminist studies in religion since the early 1970s. Co-founder and co-editor of the Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, she is author or editor of several works in feminist theology. These include Womanist Rising: A Feminist Reader in Religion and Weaving the Visions: New Patterns in Feminist Spirituality, both co-edited with Carol P. Christ; Standing Again at Sinai: Judaism from a Feminist Perspective and The Coming of Lilith: Essays on Feminism, Judaism, and Sexual Ethics 1972-2003. Her latest book, Goddess and God in the World: Conversations in Embodied Theology, is co-authored with Carol P. Christ. She is currently at work on a project on bodies, toilets, and social justice.


Breaking a Powerful Silence

There is a connection between addressing toilet provision as a justice issue and accepting the fact that no one can live without eliminating waste.