Ann Astell

Sr. Ann W. Astell is Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame. She is the author of six books, most recently Eating Beauty: The Eucharist and the Spiritual Arts of the Middle Ages. She has edited seven collections of essays.


  1. God, Country, and Joan of Arc

    Ann Astell, ND Professor of Theology, explains Joan of Arc's significance in terms of God, Country, and Notre Dame.

    Ingres Coronation Charles Vii

  2. The Virgin Mary as “Eternal Woman”

    Ann Astell, ND Professor of Theology, revisits Getrud von Le Fort's theology of femininity in light of Prudence Allen's Concept of Woman.

    Pilgrim Praying In Front Of Icon Of Saint Mary In Ukraine