Jacob Holsinger Sherman

Jacob Holsinger Sherman is assistant professor and core faculty in Philosophy and Religion at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CISS) (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 author of Partakers of the Divine: Contemplation and the Practice of Philosophy (2014) and 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.