Cathy Higgins is a native of Portstewart. She is currently a Senior Researcher, Writer and Educator, with the Ethical and Shared Remembering Project of the Junction, Derry/Londonderry. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College Dublin. This book was written while she was a lecturer in Community Theological Education with the Irish School of Ecumenics, Belfast, and developed out of her design and engagement with the Women and Peace-building programme. Her areas of interest include feminist theology and contemporary expressions of church that are committed to collaborative engagement with the ethical challenges for social justice and peace-building.