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Penny Washbourn

Penny Washbourn

Born in London, I grew up hiking in open wild spaces of Dartmoor. I loved nature through my father’s bird watching and my mother’s passion for flowers. As a teenager I enjoyed the colorful aesthetics of worship in our Anglo – Catholic Church. Scripture courses in High School motivated me to study Theology at Nottingham University. I received a Doctorate in Theology from Union Theological Seminary, NYC. My thesis discussed the “Social Concept of Reality’. 

I ‘ve taught in Canada, and at St. Mary’s College of CA. I published  ‘Becoming Woman: The Quest for Wholeness in Female Experience”; edited “Seasons of Woman: Song, Poetry, Ritual, Prayer, Myth, Story”. Celtic spirituality is my recent pursuit. 

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