Mark Burrows joined the faculty of Andover Newton Theological School (Newton, MA) in 1993, where he is currently Professor of the History of Christianity and director of the Program in Worship, Theology, and the Arts.
Author and editor of numerous books and more than fifty articles, Burrows' writings explore a range of topics related to medieval mysticism, aesthetics, poetics, and contemporary culture.
He is a recent Henry Luce III Fellow in Theology (2007-8), during which time he completed work on a forthcoming book, Untamed Wisdom: Mystics and Poets in Search of God.
Past president of the Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality
(2003) and current poetry editor of Spiritus
: A Journal of Christian Spirituality
is an oblate at Glastonbury Abbey in Hingham, MA, where he
frequently teaches and leads retreats.
In the spring of 2009, he
co-founded an emergent worship gathering in Framingham called OpenSpirit