Anne M. Carpenter

Anne M. Carpenter is an Assistant Professor of Theology at Saint Mary’s College of California. She has written scholarly essays on liturgy, metaphysics, phenomenology, monasticism, and theological aesthetics. Her book Theo-Poetics: Hans Urs von Balthasar and the Risk of Art and Being was recently published with University of Notre Dame Press (2015). Her current work has focused on theologies of tradition, recovering the thought of Maurice Blondel, and other topics.

Articles

  1. Golden Beauty Lies Sometimes

    Anne Carpenter, Assistant Professor of Theology at St. Mary’s College, critiques the Baroque Catholic imagination through the history of race.

    Caravaggio Young Sick Bacchus

  2. Charles Péguy's Difficult Hope

    Anne Carpenter, Assistant Professor of Theology at Saint Mary’s College (CA), digs into the roots of Charles Péguy's art and politics.

    Zurbaran Shroud

  3. The Resplendent Completion of the Liberal Arts

    Anne Carpenter, Assistant Professor of Theology at Saint Mary’s College, invites you to think about the meaning of meaning and the aim of the liberal arts.

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  4. Met Gala: Catholicism Broken but Shining

    Anne Carpenter, Assistant Professor of Theology at Saint Mary’s College (CA), goes deeper into the Met Gala than knee-jerk gushing or hating.

    Heavenly Bodies Fashion And The Catholic Imagination