Janet Soskice

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Janet Martin Soskice (born 16 May 1951)[1][verification needed] is a Canadian-born Catholic theologian and philosopher; 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,[2] religious language, the relationship between science and religion.[3]

Her book The Sisters of Sinai details the history of the discovery of the Syriac Sinaiticus by Agnes and Margaret Smith.[4] Soskice has also written that she became religious following a very "dramatic but banal" religious experience.[5]


  1. ^ "Birthdays". The Guardian. 16 May 2014. p. 37.
  2. ^ Soskice, Janet (14 November 2013). "Listen to Half the World". The Tablet. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Professor Janet Soskice". University of Cambridge Faculty of Divinity. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  4. ^ Alexander, Caroline (1 September 2009). "Two of a Kind". The New York Times. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  5. ^ Soskice, Janet (28 June 2009). "Finding God in the Shower". The Guardian. Retrieved 16 March 2014.

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