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Ms. Shawn Madison Krahmer, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Humanities
Specializations: Monastic Theology/Spirituality, Christian Mysticism, Ancient and Medieval Historical Theology, Feminist Theology
Office: Bellarmine 209
Phone: 610-660-1870
Fax: 610-660-3217
Email: skrahm@sju.edu


Education

  • B.S., 1981, University of Illinois
  • M.Div., 1984, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
  • A.M., 1987, University of Chicago
  • Ph.D., 1995, University of Chicago. 

Professional Experience

Associate Dean for Humanities 8/2014 to present Saint Joseph’s University, College of Arts and Sciences Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department Chair 6/2003 to present St. Joseph's University, Department of Theology and Religious Studies Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Associate Professor of Historical Theology 8/2001 to present St. Joseph's University, Department of Theology and Religious Studies Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Assistant Professor of Historical Theology 8/95 to 8/2001 St. Joseph's University, Department of Theology and Religious Studies Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Research Assistant 7/92 to 10/94 and 7/89 to 7/91 Professor Bernard McGinn  University of Chicago Chicago, Illinois

Database Manager, University Intellectual Property 6/88 to 8/95 Office of Special Projects University of Chicago Chicago, Illinois

Courses Taught

Faith, Justice and the Catholic Tradition

Introduction to the Christian Tradition

Gender and Christian Spirituality

Knowledge and Love of God in the Middle Ages

Faith, Justice and Jesuit Mission in Bolivia

Ancient Greek Religion

Publications

  • “Redemptive Suffering:  The Life of Alice of Schaerbeek in a contemporary Context,” in Juanita Ruys and Louise D’Arcens, eds.,Maistresse of My Wit:  Medieval Women, Modern Scholars(Turnhout, Belgium:  Brepols, 2004), 267-93.  Making the Middle Ages Series.
  • "Adam, Eve, and Original Sin in the Works of Bernard of Clairvaux,"Cistercian Studies Quarterly, 37/1 (January 2002):  3-12.
  • “Loving ‘in God:’  An Examination of the Hierarchical Aspects of theOrdo Caritatis in Bernard of Clairvaux and Aelred of Rievaulx,”American Benedictine Review 50/1 (1999):  74-93.

Research

History of Christian Theology, Christian Spiritual Pathways, Christian Mysticism, Gender studies

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