Janet Martin Soskice (born 16 May 1951)[verification needed] is a Canadian-born Catholic theologian and philosopher. Soskice is educated at Somerville College, Oxford. She is professor of philosophical theology and a fellow of Jesus College at the University of Cambridge. Her theological and philosophical work has dealt with the role of women in Christianity, religious language, the relationship between science and religion.
Her book The Sisters of Sinai details the history of the discovery of the Syriac Sinaiticus by Agnes and Margaret Smith. Soskice has also written that she became religious following a very "dramatic but banal" religious experience.
- Soskice, Janet Martin (1985). Metaphor and Religious Language. Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198247272. OCLC 13124520.
- ——— (2007). The Kindness of God: metaphor, gender, and religious language. Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780191544330. OCLC 213466069.
- ——— (2009). The Sisters of Sinai: how two lady adventurers discovered the hidden Gospels. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. ISBN 9781400041336. OCLC 277201806.
- ———; Ford, David; Quash, Ben, eds. (2005). Fields of Faith: theology and religious studies for the twenty-first century. Cambridge, UK & New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780511488405. OCLC 60459278.
- "Birthdays". The Guardian. 16 May 2014. p. 37.
- "Somerville alumna to discuss the Trinity on BBC Radio 4". www.some.ox.ac.uk. Retrieved 24 November 2018.
- Soskice, Janet (14 November 2013). "Listen to Half the World". The Tablet. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
- "Professor Janet Soskice". University of Cambridge Faculty of Divinity. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
- Alexander, Caroline (1 September 2009). "Two of a Kind". The New York Times. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
- Soskice, Janet (28 June 2009). "Finding God in the Shower". The Guardian. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
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