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Julia D.E. Prinz, VDMF

Lecturer in Christian Spirituality
Director of the Women of Wisdom and Action Initiative

Core Doctoral Faculty
At the GTU since
(415) 282-3005
Degrees and Certifications

PhD, Graduate Theological Union

STL, Jesuit School of Theology

STB, Pontifica Universitas San Anselmo de Urbe, Rome, Italy

MDiv, Pacific School of Religion

MA, Georg August University of Goettingen, Germany

BA, Friedrich-Wilhelms University of Bonn, Germany

Research and Teaching Interests
  • Hermeneutics
  • Political Theology
  • Hybrid Cultural and Spiritual Identities
  • Theological and Spiritual Formation in Asia
  • Aesthetics
Selected Publications
  • “Women, Wisdom, Action” in Doing Theology as if People Mattered, Encounters in Contextual theology, ed. Deborah Ross and Eduardo Fernandez, (Paulist, Minnesota, 2019)
  • “Loss and Memory, Mist, Grief and Grey in Poetry and Photography”  in this need to dance/this need to kneel: Denise Levertov and the Poetics of Faith ed. Mike Murphy Melissa Bradshaw (WipfandStock, Eugene, 2019)
  • “Psalms” in Paulist: Psalm-Commentary, John C. Endres, Julia D.E. Prinz, (Paulist Press: Mahwah, NJ, 2018)
  • “Of Broken Bread and Breadcrumbs Alike, Nepantlas shar-ing the Eucharistic Table” in Scripture and Social Justice: Catholic and Ecumenical Essays, ed. Anathea Portier-Young, Gregory Sterling, LexingtonBooks/Fortress Academ-ic: Minneapolis, MN, 2018.
  • Editors with Hans-Gerd Jansen und Michael Rainer, Theolo-gie in Gefährdeter Zeit, Stichworte von nahen und fernen Weggefährten für Johann Baptist Metz zum 90. Geburtstag, 600 pages, Lit-Verlag: Muenster, 2018.
  • “Augenblick: Fragen zur Zeit und Mystik”, in Theologie Ge-fährdeter Zeit, 392 -396.
  • Publication of 21 original photographs in Theologie in Ge-fährdeter Zeit.
  • “Psalms”, in The Paulist Biblical Commentary, Paulist: New York/Mahwah, NJ, 2018. (with John Endres, SJ)
  • “Mercy through the Luminesce of Greyscale: Photographic Images and the Political Theology of Johann Baptist Metz”, in Facing the World: Political Theology and Mercy, ed John K.Downey, Steve Ostovich and Johann M. Vento, Paulist: New York/Mahwah, NJ, 2018.
  • "The Presence of Absence: A Mystical-Political Reflection on Jeremiah 20:7-18," in La Palabra Se Expresa, ed. Kathi Karl, Anne-Katrin Kurz, Monte Carmelo, 2014.
  • "Nepantla, Mestizo and Amphibolous: Care Across Cultures," in Bloomsbury Guide to Christian Pastoral Care, ed. Bernadette Flannargan, Sharon Thornton, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014.
  • "Barefoot in a Wedding Dress: Religious Life in Asia and Hermeneutics of Spirituality," in Spiritus: A Journal of Christian Spirituality, Volume 12, Number 2, Fall 2012.
  • "Von dem was fehlt" eine Stimme fur den "stillen Schrei" US-amerikanische biblische Reflexionen," in Theologische-Politische Vergewisserungen, ed. Michael J. Rainer, Josef Antonio Zamora, Litverlag, 2009.
  • Endangering Hunger For God, Johann Baptist Metz and Dorothee Soelle at the Interface of Biblical Hermeneutic and Christian Spirituality, Lit-Verlag, 2007.