Teaching and Research Staff

Dr Jane Foulcher

BA Hons (Sydney), Grad Dip Div (SCD), PhD (CSU)

Senior Lecturer
St Mark’s National Theological Centre

Jane Foulcher is an Anglican priest and academic. She has researched in the areas of Christian spirituality, monastic and mystical theology, and has a particular interest in the relationship between theology and practice. Jane has been an academic associate in the School of Theology since 2007, teaching in both systematic and practical theology, as well as in St Mark's formation program for Anglican ordination candidates.

THL115/490 Liturgical Theology

THL216 Christian Spirituality

THL245 God, Humanity and Difference

THL544 Theology and Spirituality in Contemporary Engagement

THL434 Spiritual Direction in the Christian Tradition

Supervision of research students


Reclaiming Humility: Four Studies in the Monastic Tradition. Collegeville, MN: Cistercian Publications, 2015.

Book chapters and articles

"Sharing the Peace of Christ: Worship in a Year of Crisis." St Mark's Review 253, no. 3 (2020): 26-37.

"Response to Don E. Davis and Sarah Gazaway." In The Joy of Humility: The Beginning and End of the Virtues, edited by Drew Collins, Ryan McAnnally-Linz and Evan C. Rosa, 155-59. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2020.

"Response to Norman Wirzba." In The Joy of Humility: The Beginning and End of the Virtues, edited by Drew Collins, Ryan McAnnally-Linz and Evan C. Rosa, 122-25. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2020.

"Nuit De Feu: Christian De Chergé and Prayer with the Other." Spiritus: A Journal of Christian Spirituality 18, no. 2 (2018): 218-30.

"Review of the Tenderness of God: Reclaiming Our Humanity. By Gillian T. W. Ahlgren. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2017. Xvii + 168 Pages. $29.00. ." Horizons 45 (2018): 441-42.

"Hildegard Meets Moltmann: The Shape of Hope in the Book of Divine Works." In The Greening of Hope: Hildegard for Australia, edited by Katherine Massam and Fotini Toso, 91-106. Northcote, VIC: Morning Star Publishing, 2016.

"Ageing, Humility, and the Monastery." Journal of Religion, Spirituality and Aging 26, no. 2-3 (2014): 148-59.

"Humility: Christian De Chergé and the 'Other'." In Speaking Differently: Essays on Theological Anthropology, edited by Phillip Wayne Tolliday and Heather Thomson, 105-23. Barton, ACT: Barton Books, 2013.

"1st April: Palm Sunday: Mark 11.1-11." The Expository Times 123, no. 6 (2012): 283-85. https://doi.org/10.1177/0014524611431915.

"Sharing the Poetry of Grace: The Theologian as Preacher." In Embracing Grace: Essays in Honour of Graeme Garrett, edited by Heather Thomson, 23-36. Barton, ACT: Barton Books, 2009.

"Hand Dances and Walzes: Reclaiming Common Worship for the Twenty-First Century." In 'Wonderful and Confessedly Strange': Australian Essays in Anglican Ecclesiology, edited by Bruce Kaye, 157-78. Hindmarsh, SA: ATF Press, 2006.

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