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Julia Lamm

Faculty Fellow

Department of Theology and Religious Studies


Julia Lamm is a professor of theology and a faculty fellow at the Georgetown University Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs. She specializes in Friedrich Schleiermacher (1768–1834), Julian of Norwich (1342–ca. 1416), Christian mysticism, the history of Christian thought, women mystics and theologians, and the relation between theology and philosophy. She is the author of The Living God: Schleiermacher’s Theological Appropriation of Spinoza (1996), God’s ‘Kinde’ Love: Julian of Norwich’s Vernacular Theology of Grace (2019), Schleiermacher's Plato (2021), and numerous scholarly articles. She has also translated and edited Schleiermacher: Christmas Dialogue, the Second Speech, and Other Selections (2014), and edited The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Christian Mysticism (2012). Lamm has received an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship (Germany) and is founding director of the James M. and Margaret H. Costan Lecture in Early Christianity at Georgetown. She holds a Ph.D. in theology from the University of Chicago.

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