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Faculty Directory

Wendy Farley

Rice Family Chair of Spirituality
Professor of Christian Spirituality
Director of the Program in Christian Spirituality

Consortial Faculty
At the GTU since
Degrees and Certifications
  • MA/PhD Vanderbilt University, 1988
Research and Teaching Interests
  • Contemplative Practices 
  • Theology of Trinity 
  • Beauty 
  • Queer Theology
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