Like a Virgin? Mary in the 21c


Who is Mary? Ancient archetype or contemporary role-model? Did she have body odour? Ever shout at the baby Jesus at 4 am? A sequence of poems exploring some of the meanings Mary might have for today.

Nicola Slee is a poet and theologian based at the Queen’s Foundation for Ecumenical Theological Education, Birmingham and teaches in the fields of spirituality and feminist theology. She regularly runs workshops on women’s poetry and on creative writing.

Nicola Slee