Faculty Directory

Gabriella Lettini

Aurelia Henry Reinhardt Professor of Theological Ethics
Director of Studies in Public Ministry
Academic Dean

Core Doctoral Faculty
At the GTU since
(510) 549-4714
Degrees and Certifications

PhD, Union Theological Seminary in New York, 2004
MDiv, Waldensian Theological Seminary, Rome, Italy, 1995

Research and Teaching Interests
  • Moral injury and war
  • Liberation, Feminist, Womanist, Mujerista, Queer Theologies and Ethics
  • Racial and Economic Justice, Poverty Scholarship, Grassroots Truth Commissions, Spirituality and Social Justice, Spiritual and Physical Sustainability in Justice Work
  • Transformative Scholarship and Pedagogies, Activism as a Form of Embodied Scholarship, Multi-religious Education and Interfaith Transformative Leadership, Community Organizing
  • Arts and Religion, Ethical Imagination, Film and Religion, Arts and Social Change
  • Religious traditions and the construction, demonization or embrace of the “other”
Selected Publications
  • "Coming Home is Hell: Moral Injury After War," in The Bloomsbury Guide to Pastoral Care, 2014.
  • "Engaging the Moral Injuries of War: A Call to Spiritual Leaders," Reflective Practice: Formation and Supervision in Ministry, 2013.
  • Soul Repair: Recovering from Moral Injury After War (with Rita Nakashima Brock), Beacon Press, November 2012.
  • Dizionario di teologia femminista, Torino: Claudiana Editrice, 2010; Italian updated and curated edition of  Dictionary of Feminist Theologies, Letty M. Russell and J. Shannon Clarkson, eds., John Knox Press, 1996.
  • “Martin Luther King e il dialogo intrareligioso,” in Il sogno e la storia: L’attualita’ di Martin Luther King, Paolo Naso, ed., Torino: Claudiana Editrice, 2008.
  • “Coming Out as a Hybrid: Pain and Potentiality,” in The End of Liberation? Liberation in the End! Feminist Theory, Feminist Theology and their Political Implications, Peeters, 2002.
  • Omosessualita’, Claudiana Editrice, 1999.