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Sandra M. Schneiders, I.H.M., S.T.D.

Professor Emerita of New Testament Studies and Christian Spirituality

B.A., Marygrove College;
M.A., University of Detroit;
S.T.L., Institut Catholique de Paris;
S.T.D., Pontifical Gregorian University

Emailsschneiders@scu.edu
Phone: (510) 549-5035
Office Hours: By appointment

About the Professor

As Professor Emerita of New Testament Studies and Christian Spirituality, Sr. Sandra Schneiders specializes in New Testament literature, particularly Johannine literature and biblical hermeneutics, and Christian spirituality, specifically biblical spirituality, feminism, religious life and the theory of the field of spirituality.

In 2014, Sr. Sandra was the recipient of the Barry University Yves Congar Award for Theological Excellence. In 2013, she received the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities Monika K. Hellwig Award for Outstanding Contribution to Catholic Intellectual Life, and in 2012 she was honored by the Leadership Conference of Women Religious as recipient of their Annual Outstanding Leadership Award.

Courses Recently Offered

As Professor Emerita, Sr. Schneiders does not currently offer courses at JST.

Publications

  • Jesus Risen in Our Midst: Essays on the Resurrection of Jesus in the Fourth Gospel. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2013.
  • Buying the Field: Catholic Religious Life in Mission to the World. Religious Life in the New Millennium, vol. 3. New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2013.
  • The Resurrection: Did It Really Happen and Why Does That Matter? Los Angeles: Marymount Institute Press, 2013.
  • Prophets in Their Own Country: Women Religious Bearing Witness to the Gospel in a Troubled Church. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2011. Republished in the Philippines by Claretian Publications, 2013. Awarded First Place in Gender Issues Category by the Catholic Press Association, 2012.
  • Beyond Patching: Faith and Feminism in the Catholic Church. 2nd edition. New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2004. Originally published as Beyond Patching: Faith and Feminism in the Catholic Church. New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 1991. Anthony Jordan Lectures, Newman Theological College, Edmonton, 1990.
  • Written That You May Believe: Encountering Jesus in the Fourth Gospel. Revised and Expanded Edition. With a Study Guide by John C. Wronski, S.J. New York: Crossroad, 2003, orig. 1999. Awarded Second Place, category of Scripture, Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada, 2000.
  • Selling All: Commitment, Consecrated Celibacy, and Community in Catholic Religious Life. Religious Life in a New Millennnium, vol. 2. New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2001. (Indian edition. Bandra, Mumbai, India: Pauline Publications, 2003). Awarded Second Place, category of Professional Books, Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada, 2002.
  • Finding the Treasure: Locating Catholic Religious Life in a New Ecclesial and Cultural Context. Religious LIfe in a New Millennium, vol. 1. New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2000. (Indian edition. Bandra, Mumbai, India: Pauline Publications, 2003). Awarded First Place, category of Spirituality ��� soft cover, Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada, 2001.
  • With Oil in Their Lamps: Faith, Feminism, and the Future. New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2000. 2000 Madeleva Lecture in Spirituality.
  • The Revelatory Text: Interpreting the New Testament as Sacred Scripture. 2nd edition. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1999, orig. 1991. Trans. in French as Le Texte de la Rencontre: L���interpretation du Nouveau Testament comme ecriture sante by Jean-Claude Breton and Dominique Barrios-Delgado [Lectio Divina 161]. Paris: Cerf/Fides, 1995.
  • New Wineskins: Re-Imagining Religious Life Today. New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 1986. Trans. in Dutch as Jonge Wign in Nieuwe Zakken: Een nieuwe voorstelling van religieus leven vandaag by Til Lagerberg. Aalsmeer: DABAR Boekmakerij Luyten, 1992. Awarded Book-of-the-Year by Duman Development vol. 8, no. 1 (Spring 1987).
  • Women and the Word: The Gender of God in the New Testament and the Spirituality of Women. New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 1986.