Graduate Theological Union

Sandra M. Schneiders (IHM)

Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University
Professor Emerita of New Testament Studies and Christian Spirituality

At GTU since 1976

S.T.D., Gregorian University, 1975
S.T.L., Institut Catholique, 1971
M.A., University of Detroit, 1967
B.A., Marygrove College, 1960

Phone: 510/549-5035

Current 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]