Migrant Spirituality makes visible the migration stories of African-born migrants to the USA, analyzes their experiences, and appreciates them as a source for theological reflection. The correlation of these narratives with John of the Cross' narrative of The Dark Night reveals that the dynamic between the concepts of vulnerability, spiritual humility, and God's transformative agency is central to understanding the spiritual dimension of the process of transformation in both narratives.
Dorris van Gaal studied theology at the Radboud University in Nijmegen. She works in religious education and teaches at Loyola and Notre Dame of Maryland in Baltimore, MD. Her research interests are in Migration Theology, Spirituality, and World Christianity.