Jacob Holsinger Sherman
Jacob Holsinger Sherman is assistant professor and core faculty in Philosophy and Religion at the California Institute of Integral Studies (ciis.edu) and co-director of the Chaudhuri Center for Contemplative Practice, Interreligious Dialogue, and Social Justice at CIIS. He received his PhD in Philosophical Theology from the University of Cambridge and was previously a visiting lecturer in Philosophy of Religion at King's College London. Jacob is the editor, with Jorge Ferrer, of The Participatory Turn: Spirituality, Mysticism, Religious Studies (2008), and his writings have appeared in journals such as Religious Studies, Modern Theology, and The Heythrop Journal. He is currently completing his next book, Partakers of the Divine: Contemplation and the Practice of Philosophy.