Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer
Amanda Quantz received her Ph.D. in Theology at the University of Saint Michael's College and a Master of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies at the University of San Diego. She completed a residency in Clinical Pastoral Education at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco. Amanda is Professor of Theology at the University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth, KS. Since 2011 she has been director of the Pastoral Ministry Program, where she also works with a group that provides spiritual care for the inmates at Lansing Correctional Facility. In the summers she serves as a volunteer chaplain at The Gubbio Project in San Francisco's Tenderloin and Mission Districts. Her forthcoming book, Radical Hospitality for a Prophetic Church (Lexington Books, 2019), focuses on these and other contemporary ministries.
PMIN 250 Helping Skills for Ministry
“The Ordination of Deaconesses in the Greek and Byzantine Tradition.” In Ordination of Women to the Diaconate in the Eastern Churches: Essays by Cipriano Vagaggini (ed. Phyllis Zagano, trans. with Carmela Leonforte; Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2013).
"Focus on the Family: Bernardino da Siena on the Common Good and the Nefarious Other." In Franciscans and Preaching in the Middle Ages (ed. Timothy Johnson; Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2012) 299-325.
"At Prayer in the Shadow of the Tree of Life." In Franciscans at Prayer (ed. Timothy Johnson; Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2007) 333-355.
"The Life of the World to Come: The Franciscan Character of Paradiso." In Dante and the Franciscans (ed. Santa Casciani; Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2006) 199-228.