Stephanie Paulsell

Stephanie Paulsell

Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies
Interim Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church (FAS)
Stephanie Paulsell

Education

  • BA, Greensboro College
  • MA, PhD, University of Chicago

Profile

Stephanie Paulsell has been a member of the HDS faculty since 2001. She is the author of Religion Around Virginia Woolf (2019), co-editor (with Davíd Carrasco and Mara Willard) of Goodness and the Literary Imagination (2019), and has served as a regular columnist for The Christian Century since 2007. Her work focuses on religion and literature, Christian spirituality, and the spiritually formative dimensions of the practices of reading and writing. Recent courses include “Virginia Woolf and Religion,” “Contemplative Prayer in Christianity,” “Emily Dickinson: ‘the extasy define—’” and “Seeking God: A History of Christian Spirituality in Twelve Lives.”

Paulsell’s other publications include Lamentations and the Song of Songs (co-authored with Harvey Cox, 2012), Honoring the Body: Meditations on a Christian Practice (2002) and The Scope of Our Art: The Vocation of the Theological Teacher (2001), co-edited with L. Gregory Jones. She is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and lives in Cambridge with her husband, Kevin Madigan.

Selected publications

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Contact Information

Divinity 220
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