A Dialogue: Liminality, Border-crossing,
and Alternative Futures
Holding advanced degrees in Political Science and Psychology from the Georg-August University Goettingen, Germany, theology degrees from the Friedrich-Willhelms University, Bonn, Germany, and the Pontifical Urbanian University, Rome, Italy, Julia D.E. Prinz also completed a Ph.D in Christian Spirituality from the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley in 2006, and has been a lecturer at JST-SCU ever since. She was also appointed as Professor at the Instituto San Pablo Verbum Dei, Loeches-Madrid, Spain. As a missionary in the Verbum Dei Missionary Fraternity, she has been involved in base-community work with Hispanic and Asian immigrant populations in San Francisco since 1995. She has also served her congregation as a formation director, and since 2008, as Provincial Superior (USA). Julia D.E. Prinz is a regular speaker at regional and national theological conferences in Germany and the USA. Her speaking assignments and publications in general, specifically her book, Endangering Hunger for God, show her commitment to use theological research for the empowerment of the marginalized. Her current research includes a specific interest in spiritual and theological formation in Asia.