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Mary Elizabeth Moore

Mary Elizabeth Moore is Professor Emerita of Theology and Education and Dean
Emerita of the School of Theology, Boston University. Her passion is to journey with
others to build compassionate and prophetic communities, and a more just, peaceful,
and ecologically thriving world. Central to that work is building intercultural, interracial,
and interreligious relationships. She has written numerous books, including Teaching as
a Sacramental Act; Teaching from the Heart; and Ministering with the Earth, as well as
co-edited volumes such as Children, Youth, and Spirituality in a Troubling World and
Deep Understanding for Divisive Times. She has also published numerous articles on
dignity, ecological justice, white privilege, and gender and sexuality. Her latest joy is
writing poetry, and her most recent book is So Much to Love, So Much to Lose (2023).

Mary Elizabeth and her late husband Allen have 5 wonderful children and 8 fabulous
grandchildren.

Mary Elizabeth Moore