Jeannine Hill Fletcher is Professor of Theology at Fordham University, Bronx NY. She is author of Motherhood as Metaphor: Engendering Interreligious Dialogue (Fordham University Press, 2013) and Monopoly on Salvation? A Feminist Approach to Religious Pluralism (Continuum, 2005). On April 3, 2014, Fordham University will host an academic conference designed to test the viability of ‘motherhood’ and ‘maternity’ as metaphor in Jewish, Christian and Muslim contexts. For more information, contact Jeannine Hill Fletcher at email@example.com.