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Dr. Elizabeth A. Dreyer

Professor of Religious Studies
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Elizabeth Dreyer, professor of Religious Studies, has been a member of the Fairfield Faculty since 1999. Previous faculty appointments include the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minnesota; the Catholic University of America, and The Washington Theological Union in Washington, D.C. Dreyer is the author or editor of 9 books and numerous articles, chapters in books, and dictionary/encyclopedia entries. She lectures in the United States and abroad on topics such as:

  • Medieval theology and spirituality
  • Medieval women mystics
  • Lay spirituality
  • The Ignatian spiritual tradition
  • The theology of the Holy Spirit

Most recently she has served as General Editor for the eight-volume series Called To Holiness: Spirituality for Catholic Women. She wrote the inaugural volume for the series, Making Sense of God: A Woman's Perspective. Additional information can be found at

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