Faculty Directory

Wendy Farley

Professor of Christian Spirituality and Director of the Program in Christian Spirituality

Consortial Faculty
At the GTU since
(415) 451-2867
Degrees and Certifications
  • MA/PhD Vanderbilt University, 1988
Research and Teaching Interests
  • Interfaith Dialogue
  • Contemplative Practice and Social Justice
  • Feminist, Womanist & Liberation Theology
  • Buddhist and Christian Contemplative Practices and Philosophy
  • Philosophical Theology (continental philosophy, Plato, Schleiermacher)
Selected Publications
  • The Thirst of God: Contemplating God’s Love with Three Women Mystics, Westminster/John Knox, 2015
  • Gathering Those Driven Away: a Theology of Incarnation, Westminster/John Knox, 2011
  • Women, Writing, Theology: Transforming a Tradition of Exclusion, edited with Emily A. Holmes, Baylor University Press, 2011
  • The Wounding and Healing of Desire: Weaving Heaven and Earth, Westminster/John Knox, 2005
  • Eros for the Other: Retaining Truth in a Pluralistic World, Pennsylvania State University Press, 1996
  • Tragic Vision and Divine Compassion: a Contemporary Theodicy, Westminster/John Knox, 1990