Barbara Darling

Senior Professor of the Practice of Religion


Knapton 101

(508) 286-3693


Main Interests

Religion and society; gender issues and women’s studies in religion; ecofeminism; religion and ecology; modern Christian thought.

Other Interests

Travel, ocean swimming, and enjoying nature.


Ph.D., Boston University
M.A., Boston University
B.A., Spring Arbor College

Research Interests

Sexuality and gender in Christianity and Judaism; comparative ethics; ecofeminism; civility; earth-based spirituality


Responsibility (Rowman and Littlefield/Lexington Books, 2007)

“Sexuality” in Encyclopedia Of Contemporary American Religion (Macmillan, 2000)

Review of Swedenborg: Buddha Of The North In Philosophy East And West (April 1999)

1999 E. Charles Sanborn Visiting Fellow at The Derryfield School, Manchester, New Hampshire