Shawn Madison Krahmer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Specialization: Historical Theology
Office: Bellarmine 209
Phone: 610-660-1870

Curriculum Vitae (CV)


  • 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

Chair of the Department of Theology and Religious Studies; Member of the American Academy of Religion, Society for the Study of Christian Srirituality.


  • “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.


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

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