Elizabeth Geitz, a seasonal assisting priest at Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Florida, where Eli and Laura worship, is the author of seven books. More importantly, she is a woman of wisdom who understands the place of women in the Bible and in God’s heart. In this conversation, Elizabeth shares her passion for social justice, equality for women in the church, and how feminine images of God in the Bible can help us ALL on our faith journey. 

Episode Highlights:

  • Elizabeth’s 5-Minute Faith Journey 2:28
  • “I am going to spend a significant amount of time and energy discovering what the Bible really has to say to women.” 9:08
  • “We often need to be midwifed through one of life’s many transitions.” 15:32
  • “Your Anam Cara is your very, very deep spiritual friend.” 29:11
  • “One image for God is totally and wholly insufficient.” 35:15
  • “Keep reinventing yourself.” 40:04

About Elizabeth:

Elizabeth Geitz is an Episcopal priest, nonprofit entrepreneur, and award-winning author of seven books. With a focus on spirituality and justice issues, her writings speak to people of passion who want to make a difference in the world. Elizabeth’s latest work, Spiritual Truth in the Age of Fake News, has been designated a Readers’ Favorite and contains 101 thought-provoking biblical reflections. Her books have been hailed by NY Times bestselling authors Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Sister Helen Prejean, and John Berendt as well as by the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, Michael B. Curry.

Elizabeth serves as Seasonal Assisting Priest at Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Florida; and as Founder/Chair of Good Shepherd Sustainable Learning Foundation which is engaged in a cross-cultural ministry in Cameroon, West Africa. She is the former Canon for Ministry Development and Deployment in the Diocese of New Jersey and a CREDO Spirituality Faculty member. Canon Geitz holds a BS from Vanderbilt University, an MDiv from The General Theological Seminary, and an MAT from the University of South Carolina.