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
- 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.
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
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
- “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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Expertise: Christian Spirituality, Historical Theology