Motherhood and God


A woman’s experience of giving birth is the most privileged human insight into the creative power of God. But millions of women over the world today suffer poor medical care and after this profound mystical experience of giving birth to a new creation, they lose their babies.

Margaret Hebblethwaite is an author, journalist and theologian, with experience in prison work, Ignatian retreatgiving, preaching to students, English teaching to the rural poor in Latin America, and travelwriting. From 1991 to 2000 she was assistant editor at the Tablet.

Margaret Hebblethwaite