• Mariz Tadros

    Mariz Tadros

    Institute of Development Studies (University of Sussex)

    Mariz Tadros is is professor of Politics and Development at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, United Kingdom. She was director of the Coalition for Religious Equality and Inclusive Development (CREID)and is currently the Director of the Middle East People’s Culture Conservation Collective, an initiative aimed at reviving heritage practices among the religiously marginalized in Egypt, Syria and Iraq. She has led several multidisciplinary, multi-country consortia and is author/ editor of 8 books, the latest of which are: Poverty and Prejudice, Religious Inequality and the Struggle for Sustainable Development (with Philip Mader and Kathryn Cheeseman, Bristol University Press, 2023) and co-editor of Using Participatory Methods to explore freedom of religion and belief (with Jo Howard, Bristol University Press, 2023) and editor of What About Us? Global perspectives on redressing religious inequalities’ (IDS 2022). Her latest journal publication is Gender in development: What lessons for addressing inequality on the grounds of religion or (non)-belief? With Cathy Shutt in World Development. She co-convenes the Oriental Orthodoxy cluster for the International Orthodox Theological Association (IOTA).

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Christian Practice

Palm Sunday

The Orthodox Christian Studies Center of Fordham University is pleased to present the 2024 season of our Lenten series “Orthodox Scholars Preach,” featuring sermons by leading Orthodox Christian scholars. The Palm Sunday sermon is given by Dr. Mariz Tadros.

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Culture and Arts

Heritage Omitted is Heritage Denied: Recognizing Coptic Palm Sunday Practices

Recognition of the Coptic Palm Sunday practices is crucial for the politics of inclusive heritage globally as much as locally. From the early centuries, for Coptic Christians in Egypt, Palm Sunday has been a day of widespread popular celebrations that far surpasses the religious ceremony associated ... Read more.
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Ethics, Women in the Church

Domestic Violence and Accountable Actions in the Orthodox Church

My last essay spoke about breaking the silence around the invisible women in the Orthodox Church experiencing spousal violence and how we need accountable theology to stop the promotion of the notion that domestic violence is a cross to bear—but that both are essential but insufficient measures of... Read more.