Mary Grey (theologian)

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Mary Cecilia Grey is Emeritus Professor of Theology at the University of Wales, Lampeter, a fellow at Sarum College, Salisbury, and until 2013 was visiting Professor at St Mary's University, Twickenham.

Grey completed an MA (Oxbridge and Louvain, a Bachelor of Sacred Theology| and a Doctor of Philosophy|PhD degree from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. Her research has focused primarily on Feminist Liberation Theology and Spiritualities, but has also encompassed Ecofeminist theology, Ecological theology and Spirituality, Indian Liberation theology, Christian–Jewish- Palestinian reconciliation, Systematic theology from a Feminist perspective and the relationship between Social Justice and theology. Her current work focuses on reconciliation- especially between Israel and Palestine- and she is Chair of Living Stones of the holy Land Trust.

Recent books include The Outrageous Pursuit of hope, (2000), Sacred Longings (2003),  Pursuing the Dream - with Rabbi Dan Cohn Sherbok, (2005), The Unheard Scream- The Struggles of Dalit Women in India, (2004)To Rwanda and Back, (2007), The Advent of Peace (2010), The Resurrection of Peace (2012), The Spirit of Peace (2014). With Rabbi Dan Cohn Sherbok, Debating Israel-Palestine (2014.


  • The Spirit of Peace: Pentecost and Affliction in the Middle East (Durham: Sacristy Press 2015).[1]
  • Sacred Longings: Ecofeminist Theology and Globalisation (London: SCM 2003, Fortress: Philapdelphia 2004).[2]
  • Introducing Feminist Images of God (Sheffield Academic Press/Pilgrim 2001).[3]
  • The Outrageous Pursuit of Hope - Prophetic Dreams for the 21st Century (Darton, Longman and Todd 2000).[4]
  • Prophecy and Mysticism - the heart of the Postmodern Church (T & T Clark 1997).[5]
  • Beyond the Dark Night - a Way Forward for the Church? (Cassell/Continuum 1997).[6]
  • The Wisdom of Fools? (SPCK, 1993).[7]
  • Redeeming the Dream (SPCK 1989, Gujarat 2000).[8]


  1. ^ Grey, Mary C. (2015). The Spirit of Peace : Pentecost and Affliction in the Middle East. Durham, UK: Sacristy Press. p. 154. ISBN 978-1-908381-20-0. 
  2. ^ Grey, Mary C. (2004). Sacred longings : the ecological spirit and global culture (1st Fortesss Press ed.). Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press. p. 272. ISBN 0-8006-3647-3. 
  3. ^ Grey, Mary (2001). Introducing feminist images of God. Sheffield: Sheffield Acad. Press. p. 136. ISBN 1-84127-160-8. 
  4. ^ Grey, Mary C. (2000). The outrageous pursuit of hope : prophetic dreams for the twenty-first century. London: Darton, Longman & Todd. p. 128. ISBN 0-232-52319-3. 
  5. ^ Grey, Mary C. (1997). Prophecy and mysticism : the heart of the postmodern church. Edinburgh: T&T Clark. p. 96. ISBN 0-567-08587-2. 
  6. ^ Grey, Mary C. (1997). Beyond the dark night : a way forward for the church?. London: Cassell. p. 192. ISBN 0-304-33753-6. 
  7. ^ Grey, Mary (1993). The wisdom of fools? : seeking revelation for today ([2nd impress.] ed.). London: SPCK. p. 176. ISBN 0-281-04659-X. 
  8. ^ grey, Mary (1989). Redeeming the dream : feminism, redemption and Christian tradition. (3. impr. ed.). London: SPCK. p. 224. ISBN 0-281-04410-4. 

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