Kenefick Chair

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      Wendy M. Wright holds a PhD. from the University of   California at Santa Barbara and is currently Professor of Theology at Creighton University  and holds the John C. Kenefick Faculty Chair in the Humanities.  She also teaches regularly in several graduate ministerial programs including Creighton's Christian Spirituality Master's  program and the National Methodist Academy for Spiritual Formation. She is co-host with Dr. J. O'Keefe of the Creighton University podcast "Catholic Comments"

       Her expertise falls in the areas of history of spirituality, family spirituality, spiritual direction and the Catholic devotional tradition. Her academic work has focused on the Salesian spiritual tradition founded by Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal. Listed among her books are Bond of Perfection: Jeanne de Chantal and François de Sales (1st ed. Paulist/ enhanced ed. DeSales Resource Center ), Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal: Letters of Spiritual Direction (Paulist Press Classics of Western Spirituality Series), Francis de Sales: Introduction to the Devout Life and Treatise on the Love of God (Crossroad Spiritual Legacy Series/enhanced ed. DeSales Resource), Sacred Dwelling: A Spirituality of Family Life (1st ed. Crossroad/ 2nd ed. Forest of Peace/3rd ed. Darton,Longman,Todd and Pauline Books), The Vigil: Keeping Watch in the Season of Christ's Coming (Upper Room/Darton, Longman,Todd), The Rising: Living the Mysteries of Lent, Easter and Pentecost (Upper Room/Darton, Longman, Todd), The Time Between: Cycles and Rhythms in Ordinary Time (Upper Room), Sacred Heart: Gateway to God (Orbis Books/Darton, Longman, Todd), Seasons of a Family's Life: Cultivating the Contemplative Spirit at Home (Jossey Bass), Heart Speaks to Heart: the Salesian Spiritual Tradition (Orbis/Darton, Longman, Todd) and Caryll Houselander: Essential Writings (Orbis Books).  She is a frequent contributor to the journals Weavings and Family and Community Ministries. She and her husband, Roger Bergman, are the parents of three young adults.


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