Benedictine University's 14th Annual Faith and Reason Symposium presents:

She Opens Her Mouth With Wisdom:
The World of Women

Friday, April 9, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Sponsored by: The Department of History, Philosophy and Theology.
For more information, contact Kristien Nestoras at or (630) 829-6250.

Featured Guest

Rosetta RossDr. Rosetta Ross is a Professor of Religion at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a pioneering womanist theologian and scholar of Black women's activism in the U.S Civil Rights Movement. Her research explores Christian ethics and society, women's social action, the meaning of Black religion, and religions in the lives of Africana women. Dr. Ross is the author of Witnessing and Testifying: Black Women, Religion, and Civil Rights.

Schedule of Events
 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  Faculty Panel
 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Keynote Speaker
 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Alumni Panel

Steven Burgess, Ph.D.
Rita George-Tvrtkovich, Ph.D.
Peter Huff, Ph.D.
Sue Mikula, Ph.D.


Lisa Goldsberry
Tiff Pua
Alex Rose
Ghazel Shafiei, M.D.