Claire Wolfteich

 Claire Wolfteich
Address1 Silber Way
Boston, MA 2215

Associate Professor of Practical Theology and Spiritual Formation, Boston University School of Theology

B.A., Yale University,
M.Div., University of Chicago,
Ph.D., University of Chicago,

Teaching and research interests include Christian spirituality, spiritual formation and renewal, religion and public life, work, laity, and American Catholicism. She directs the Spiritual Formation and Church Life Project of the Center for Practical Theology and gives leadership to the Pastoral and Spiritual Formation program at Boston University School of Theology. Dr. Wolfteich’s most recent book, which she co-authored with colleague Bryan Stone, is Sabbath in the City: Sustaining Urban Pastoral Excellence (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2008). She also has published three other books: Lord, Have Mercy: Praying for Justice with Conviction and Humility (San Francisco: Jossey Bass, 2006); Navigating New Terrain: Work and Women’s Spiritual Lives (Paulist Press, 2002), and American Catholics Through the Twentieth Century: Spirituality, Lay Experience, and Public Life (Crossroad Publishing Co., 2001). She currently serves as President of the Association of Practical Theology and vice-president of the International Academy of Practical Theology. She is a former board member of the Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality. She received her PhD and MDiv from the University of Chicago. In addition, she holds a Diploma in Pastoral Studies from Maynooth College in Ireland and a BA in Religious Studies from Yale University.

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