Benjamin Pykare

Benjamin Pykare


B.A. in Biblical Languages, Moody Bible Institute (2016); M.Div., concentration in History of Christianity, Princeton Theological Seminary (2019)

Year of Matriculation



Areas of Interest

Late Medieval Western Mysticism; Intersection of Political Action and Spirituality; Birgitta of Sweden


Benjamin seeks to better understand the flowering of mysticism in late medieval Western Europe, using the tools of history and theology. He is especially interested in women's mysticism and those in the mystical tradition who engaged in the broader political landscape, particularly Birgitta of Sweden.

Recent Scholarly Activity

Presidential Fellowship, University of Notre Dame

Presidential Scholarship, Princeton Theological Seminary