Santa Clara University

Religious Studies department
Phone: (408) 551-3000 x 4273
Location: Kenna Hall
Room number: 317
Courses taught:
RSOC 9  Ways of Understanding Religion

Kristy Coleman, Ph.D.

Lecturer (Academic Quarter)

Dr. Coleman received a B.A. in Journalism with a minor in Religious Studies prior to earning a Master of Theological Studies from the Harvard Divinity School. Following Harvard, Dr. Coleman earned an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Religion from Claremont Graduate University.


   Courses taught at Santa Clara University
        RSOC 9 Ways of Understanding Religion


Re-riting Woman: Dianic Feminist Wicca and the Feminine Divine. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. February 2009.

"Thailand's Loy Krathong Festival," in Sacred History Magazine, May/June 2006.

"Hungry Ghosts without Souls," in Sacred History Magazine, January/Februrary 2006.

"Why 'God' as She Provokes Us: Semiotically Speaking: The Significance Of The Divine Feminine," in Pomegranate: The International Journal of Pagan Studies. November, 2005.

"Who's afraid of the 'Goddess Stuff'?" in Feminist Theology, a special issue January 2005.

"Feminist Revisioning of Divine Power and Hartshorne's God: One and the Same?" in Process Perspectives: The Newsletter for the Center for Process Studies. Vol. 25. No. 1. Winter, 2002.

"Matriarchy and Myth: An Exchange," in Religion 31:3 (July 2001): 247-63.

"Reply": in Religion 31:3 (July 2001): 271-73.


Professional Memberships

   * American Academy of Religion (1993 to present)

   * National Women's Studies Association (2000 to 2005)

   * American Association of University Women (2000 to 2005)

   * Society for Values in Higher Education (2002 to 2005)


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