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Sandra M. Schneiders, (IHM)

Professor Emerita of New Testament Studies and Christian Spirituality

Consortial Faculty
At the GTU since
(510) 549-5035
Degrees and Certifications

STD, Gregorian University, 1975
STL, Institut Catholique, 1971
MA, University of Detroit, 1967
BA, Marygrove College, 1960

Research and Teaching Interests
  • Spirituality
  • Feminism
  • Jesus in the Gospel of John
  • Biblical Hermeneutics; Seminar in New Testament Interpretation
  • New Testament, especially Gospel of John
  • Contemporary Catholic Women's Religious Life in the U.S.
Selected Publications
  • Jesus Risen in Our Midst: Essays on the Resurrection of Jesus in the Fourth Gospel, Liturgical Press, 2013.
  • Prophets in their Own Country: Women Religious Bearing Witness to the Gospel in a Troubled Church, Orbis, 2012
  • Finding the Treasure: Locating Catholic Religious Life in a New Ecclesial and Cultural Context, Paulist, 2000.
  • Selling All: Commitment, Consecrated Celibacy, and Community in Catholic Religious Life, Paulist, 2001.
  • With Oil in Their Lamps: Faith, Feminism, and the Future [2000 Madeleva Lecture in Spirituality], Paulist Press, 2000.
  • Written That You May Believe: Encountering Jesus in the Fourth Gospel, Crossroads, 2003. [Second revised and enlarged edition]