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Melanie Springer Mock

Melanie Springer Mock is a professor of English at George Fox University, Newberg, Oregon. In 2009, she won the GFU Undergraduate Faculty of the Year award, and in 2015, she received the GFU Undergraduate Researcher of the Year award. She is the author or co-author of five books, including her most recent: Worthy: Finding Yourself in a World Expecting Someone Else (Herald Press, 2018). Her essays and reviews have appeared in The Nation, Christianity Today, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and Mennonite World Review, among other places. She lives in Dundee, Oregon, with her husband and two teen sons. Find her writing at

Resources By This Author

Blog/Magazine Article | Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | August 28, 2019

Body Shame Hurts Women and Limits Our View of God

Book | Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | April 2, 2018

Worthy: Finding Yourself in a World Expecting Someone Else

Book Review | Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | September 5, 2008

Liberating Tradition: Women’s Identity and Vocation in Christian Perspective