Haney, Eleanor (1937 - 1999)

Genre: Non-Fiction - Scholarly

Eleanor Humes Haney was born in Milford, DE; she moved to Maine in 1979. She received her B. A. in English from William and Mary College, her M.A. in English from Wellesley College, her M.R.E. from the Presbyterian School of Christian Education and her Ph.D. in Christian Ethics from Yale. She taught at several universities and colleges, including the University of New England, Westbrook College, Maine College of the Arts, Bangor Theological Seminary and the University of Southern Maine. Her books were on feminist theology, ecological ethics, economic justice, anti-racism and alliance building. She was a dedicated social activist who initiated or helped to initiate several groups such as the Center for Vision and Policy and MaineShare.

Selected Bibliography

  • A Feminist Legacy: The Ethics of Wilma Scott Heide and Company (1985)
  • Vision & Struggle: Meditations on Feminist Spirituality and Politics (1989)