Graduate Theological Union

Gary Macy

John Nobili, SJ Professor of Theology
Core Doctoral Faculty Member

At GTU since 2014

BA, Marquette University, 1971
MA, Marquette University, 1973
Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 1978 
Phone: 408/554-2357

Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • Medieval Christianity
  • Medieval Liturgy
  • Christian Symbol and Ritual
  • Ordination of Women

Selected Publications

  • A Companion to the Eucharist in the Middle Ages, Brill, 2012.
  • Women Deacons: Past, Present and Future (co-authored with William Ditewig and Phyllis Zagano), Paulist Press, 2011.
  • The Hidden History of the Ordination of Women: Female Clergy in the Medieval West, Oxford University Press, 2007.
  • Christian Symbol and Ritual: An Introdution, Oxford University Press, 2005.
  • “Ordination of Women in the Early Middle Ages: An Historiographic Problem,” Essays in Medieval Studies, forthcoming.
  • "Die Bedeutung der Ordination im ersten Jahrtausend des Christentums," Theologische Quartalschrift, 2012.