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Anne Carpenter  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  |  Service  


  • Ph.D Religious Studies, Marquette University
  • M.A. Theology (Systematic Theology), Marquette University


  • Schmitt Fellowship - Marquette University (2012)


Selected Presentations

  • "The Architectures of Violence and Beauty". Carpenter, Anne M. (paper)
    College Theology Society
    (May 2014)
  • "Incline the Ear of Your Heart": Aspects of Liturgical Silence. Carpenter, Anne M. (talk, speech or lecture, primary presenter)
    Leuven Explorations in Systematic Theology IX
    (October 2013)
  • Digital and Jesuit: Marquette’s Mission in the Digital Humanities. Carpenter, Anne M. (paper)
    Conversations Across the Humanities
  • Converting and Straining Language: Hans Urs von Balthasar and the Theological Grammar of Holy Saturday. Carpenter, Anne M. (paper)
    Catholic Theological Society of America
  • The Beautiful Art-Metaphysic: Hans Urs von Balthasar’s Dante. Carpenter, Anne M. (paper)
    Upper Midwest Regional SBL
  • T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets and an Interpretation of Robert Doran's Work. Carpenter, Anne M. (paper)
    Lonergan on the Edge



  • Carpenter, Anne M. 2015. "Incline the Ear of Your Heart": Aspects of Liturgical Silence. Questions Liturgique In Press: In Press.
  • Carpenter, Anne M. 2015. Theo-Poetics: An Introduction to Hans Urs von Balthasar, University of Notre Dame Press
  • Carpenter, Anne M. 2013. The Evening of Time and Eternity: Hans Urs von Balthasar, Charles Péguy, and Opening the Horizons of Eschatological Language, TBA (in press)
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1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
(925) 631-4000
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