Teresa Forcades i Vila

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barcelona, barcelona Spain


Prior Education Background:
1990 Medical Doctor / U. Barcelona (Spain) 1995 Internal Medicine Board / State University of New York at Buffalo (USA) 1997 Master DIvinitas / Havard U. (USA) 2004 PhD in Public Health / U. Barcelona (Spain) 2005 STL in Fundamental Theology / Facultat de Teologia de Catalunya (Spain) 2007 STD in Fundamental Theology / Facultat de Teologia de Catalunya (Spain)

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Recent Publications:
1- La Trinitat, avui (The Trinity today). Publicacions de l’Abadia de Montserrat, November 2005. Translated into Spanish (2013, in press). 2- Els crims de les grans companyies farmacèutiques (The crimes of the pharmaceutical companies). Quaderns Cristianisme i Justícia. June 2006. Translated into Spanish (2006) and English (2006). 3- La Teologia Feminista en la Història (Feminist Theology in History). Fragmenta, May 2007. Translated into Spanish (2008) and Portuguese (2013). 4- Ser Persona, avui (To be a person, today). Publicacions de l’Abadia de Montserrat, November 2011. 5- Forcades T, Volpini A. Una nova imatge de Déu i de l’ésser humà (A new image of God and the human being). Publicacions de l’Abadia de Montserrat, 2012. Translated into Spanish, 2013. 6- Tort E. Diàlegs amb Teresa Forcades (Conversations with Teresa Forcades). El Dau Edicions, 2012. The original Catalan has had 11 editions so far. Translated into Spanish (2013). 7- Forcades, T and Vivas, E. Sense Por (Without Fear). Icaria editorial, 2013.

Professional Activities and Affiliations:
2013/14 teaching at the Theologische Fakultät (Humboldt Universität, Berlin) Member of the European Society of Women in Theological Research (2009-11 Vicepresident; 2011-13 Treasurer) Member of the editorial board of 'Iglesia Viva' and 'Qüestions de Vida Cristiana' Member of the Medical College of Barcelona (Col·legi de Metges de Barcelona) Benedictine nun at the Monestir de Sant Benet de Montserrat (Spain) (entry 1997; first vows 2000; final vows 2003)

Research Interests:

  • Fundamental moral theology
  • Sexual ethics
  • Political ethics
  • Medical ethics
  • Feminist ethics
  • Gender
  • Globalization
  • Public health

Past Events:

  • Trent 2010

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