Susan S. Phillips
Professor of Sociology and Christianity
Core Doctoral Faculty
At the GTU since1990
Degrees and Certifications
PhD, UC Berkeley, 1985
BA, Willamette University, 1976
Research and Teaching Interests
- The Sociology of Christian Spirituality
- The Self in Social Psychology
- The Sociology and Ethics of Care
- Spiritual Direction
- Spiritual Formation and Thriving
- The Cultivated Life: From Ceaseless Striving to Receiving Joy, IV Press, 2015.
- Serving God’s Community: Studies in Honor of W. Ward Gasque, Regent College Publishing, 2014.
- “Spiritual Directors in a Time of AIDS: Bearing Witness to Suffering and Grace” in The Way, 2013.
- “Care, Caring” in The Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics, Baker Academic Books, 2011.
- “Spirituality and the Social Sciences” in Dictionary of Christian Spirituality, 2011.
- Candlelight: Illuminating the Art of Spiritual Direction, Morehouse, 2008