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Julia Lamm

Faculty Fellow

Department of Theology and Religious Studies


Julia Lamm is a professor in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at Georgetown University and a faculty fellow at the Berkley Center. She is a historical and systematic theologian with specializations in Friedrich Schleiermacher; Julian of Norwich; Christian mysticism; the doctrine of God, the doctrine of grace, and Christology; the history of Christian thought; and the relation between theology and philosophy. She has written or edited books including The Living God: Schleiermacher's Theological Appropriation of Spinoza (1996), God's 'Kinde' Love: Julian of Norwich's Vernacular Theology of Grace (2019); Schleiermacher: Christmas Dialogue, the Second Speech, and Other Selections for the Classics of Western Spirituality (2014); and The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Christian Mysticism (2012). Lamm is the founding director of the James M. and Margaret H. Costan Lecture in Early Christianity at Georgetown. She received her B.A. in history and philosophy from the College of St. Catherine and her A.M. in religious studies and Ph.D. in theology from the University of Chicago.

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