Graduate Theological Union

Elizabeth Liebert (SNJM)

Elizabeth LiebertSan Francisco Theological Seminary
Professor of Spiritual Life
Core Doctoral Faculty Member

At GTU since 1987

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1986
M.A., Vanderbilt University, 1983
M.A., Gonzaga University, 1975
B.A., Fort Wright College, 1968
 

Phone: 415/451-2880
E-mail: eliebert@sfts.edu

Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • Discernment: Historical, Theological and Practical Approaches
  • Spiritual Direction in Protestant Contexts
  • Women's Experience of the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola
  • Spiritual Formation

Selected Publications

  • The Way of Discernment: Spiritual Practices for Decision Making, Westminster/John Knox Press, 2008. 
  • Exploring Christian Spirituality: Essays in Honor of Sandra Schneiders (co-edited with Bruce Lescher), Paulist Press, 2006.
  • A Retreat with the Psalms: Resources for Personal and Communal Prayer,  Paulist Press, 2001. 
  • The Spiritual Exercises Reclaimed: Uncovering Liberating Possibilities for Women, Paulist Press, 2001.
  • “Discernment for our Times: A Practice with Postmodern Implications,” Studies in Spirituality 18, 2008.
  • "The Role of Practice in the Study of Christian Spirituality," in Minding the Spirit: The Study of Christian Spirituality, John Hopkins University Press, 2005.  See also "Practice" in The Blackwell Companion to Christian Spirituality,  Blackwell, 2005.

 

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