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  • Contributors

Dave Beckerman is a photographer living in New York City. You can find more information about his work at

Michael Downey is the editor of the New Dictionary of Catholic Spirituality, and founding North American editor of the international journal Spirituality. Recent publications include Altogether Gift: A Trinitarian Spirituality (Orbis, 2000) and The Heart of Hope (Pauline, 2005). He works extensively with contemplative communities, and is active in retreat work.

Keith J. Egan is the Joyce McMahon Hank Aquinas Chair in Catholic Theology Emeritus at Saint Mary’s College, Indiana, and Adjunct Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame. He serves as the President of the North American Carmelite Institute, Washington, DC.

Georgia Frank is Associate Professor of Religion at Colgate University and is the author of Memory of the Eyes (University of California, 2000). She specializes in the areas of ancient Christianity and women in antiquity.

James L. Fredericks is Professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University and is a specialist in inter-religious dialogue. He is the author of Faith Among Faiths (Paulist, 1999) and Buddhists and Christians (Orbis, 2004). His work has been translated into Japanese, Chinese, German, Spanish and Catalan.

Mary Frohlich, RSCJ, is Associate Professor of Spirituality and Director of the M.A. in Theology Program at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. She concluded her term as President of the Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality in November 2008. Her research interests include ecospiritual transformation, Carmelite spirituality, and developing spirituality as an academic discipline.

Anna Harrison is Assistant Professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University, and is a specialist in medieval history and theology. She is currently writing a book on the sense of community among the thirteenth-century nuns of Helfta.

Thomas M. Kelly is Associate Professor of Theology at Creighton University and Director of the M.A. in Theology. From 2005–2007 he was Academic [End Page 132] Director of Encuentro Dominicano, Creighton University’s study abroad program in the Dominican Republic where he lived and taught with his family.

Wendy and Russel Kwan are photographers who have received international recognition for their diverse, sensitive and luminous works in film and dark-room based black and white photography. They are based in Vancouver, Canada. and

Rebecca Lilly, a writer and researcher, has published two collections of poems: You Want to Sell Me a Small Antique (Gibbs Smith, 2002) and Shadwell Hills (Birch Brook, 2002), the latter a book of haiku. In addition, she has two books on spiritual philosophy and practice: The Insights of Higher Awareness (2005) and Ego and the Spiritual Self (2007), both from Humanics.

Tomasz Mazur was born in Poland in 1984 and is currently a Ph.D. student at Oxford University. He is President of the Oxford University Photographic Society.

Brenna Moore is Assistant Professor of Historical Theology at Fordham University, where she focuses her teaching and research on Modern European Catholicism. Her essay in this issue is part of a larger project on Raïssa Maritain and the French Catholic Revival.

Kristy Nabhan-Warren is Associate Professor of American Religions at Augustana College and co-chair of the Religion department. Her research and teaching focus on lived religious experience in the United States, particularly among Latinos/as. She is the author of The Virgin of El Barrio: Marian Apparitions, Catholic Evangelizing and Mexican American Catholic Activism (NYU, 2005) and is currently at work on her second book, Healed and Renewed: American Catholics, Cursillos, and the Three-Day Christian Retreat Movement (University of North Carolina, forthcoming).

Teresa Neptune’s photographs have been reviewed in B&W Magazine, CameraArts, and the New York Times who wrote up her “Flooded Desert” exhibition as the best in Santa Fe (2007). She is the recipient of the Willard Van Dyke Grant in Photography awarded to her in 2005. Her work is in the permanent collections of The National Museum for Women in...


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