Mary Daly

Mary Daly (October 16, 1928 – January 3, 2010) was an American radical feminist philosopher, academic, and theologian. Daly, who described herself as a "radical lesbian feminist", taught at Boston College, a Jesuit-run institution, for 33 years. Daly retired in 1999, after violating university policy by refusing to allow male students in her advanced women's studies classes. She allowed male students in her introductory class and privately tutored those who wanted to take advanced classes.

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... Two authors whose works are vital to an understanding of feminist theology are Mary Daly and Rosemary Radford Ruether ... Mary Daly grew up an Irish Catholic and all of her education was received through Catholic schools ... Mary’s College in sacred theology, and two from University of Fribourg, Switzerland in theology and philosophy ...

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    If God is male, then male is God. The divine patriarch castrates women as long as he is allowed to live on in the human imagination.
    —Mary Daly (b. 1928)