Amy Hollywood

Amy Hollywood

Elizabeth H. Monrad Professor of Christian Studies
Amy Hollywood

Education

  • AB, Bryn Mawr College
  • MA, PhD, University of Chicago

Profile

Amy Hollywood came to HDS in 2005. She is the author of The Soul as Virgin Wife: Mechthild of Magdeburg, Marguerite Porete, and Meister Eckhart (University of Notre Dame Press, 1995), which received the Otto Grundler Prize for the best book in medieval studies from the International Congress of Medieval Studies; Sensible Ecstasy: Mysticism, Sexual Difference, and the Demands of History (University of Chicago Press, 2002); and Acute Melancholia and Other Essays (Columbia University Press, 2016). She is also the co-editor, with Patricia Beckman, of The Cambridge Companion to Christian Mysticism (2012). She is currently completing Don't Touch Me: Essays on Difficulty and Faith, co-authored with Constance Furey and Sarah Hammerschlag.

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