Elizabeth Drescher is the author of
Tweet If You ♥ Jesus: Practicing Church in the Digital Reformation (Morehouse, 2011)
She is an educator, scholar, writer and speaker on Christian spirituality, with an emphasis on the spiritual practices of ordinary believers and seekers today and in the past. She holds a PhD in Christian Spirituality from the Graduate Theological Union and an MA in Systematic Theology from Duquesne University. Dr. Drescher teaches in the undergraduate program in Religious Studies and the graduate program in Pastoral Ministry at Santa Clara University. She was previously the director of the Center for Anglican Learning & Leadership and Assistant Professor of Christian Spiritualities at Church Divinity School of the Pacific, where she remains an adjunct faculty member. Before (at long last) following her vocation as a writer and educator, she worked as a management and organizational development consultant with corporations around the world.
Elizabeth is a regular contributor to the highly regarded online magazine, Religion Dispatches, where her commentary on religion, culture, and social media (premodern and postmodern) has been enjoyed by readers across the globe. Her writing has been highlighted by the Atlantic Monthly and the BBC. She has published essays and poetry in both popular magazines and academic journals. Dr. Drescher is an invited preacher, conference speaker, and workshop leader for churches, seminaries, colleges and universities, and religious organizations throughout the United States. She has been the recipient of a number of grants for the study of religion and education.
Her website is www.elizabethdrescher.net.