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Cara Anthony

Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D. Boston College
Office
JRC 124
Phone
(651) 962-5305
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5305
Fax
651-962-5310
Mail
Mail #JRC 109, University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave.
St. Paul MN 55105


Academic History
B.A., 1991, Program of Liberal Studies, University of Notre Dame‚Ä®
M.A., 1994, Theology, Graduate Theological Union/Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley
Ph.D., 2003, Systematic Theology, Boston College


Expertise

Systematic Theology, Christian Spirituality, Environmental Theology


Selected Publications

“Walking as Resistance to Hypermobility: the Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage.” Spiritus: A Journal of Christian Spirituality, 18.1 (Spring 2018), 1-13.

"Newman's Idea of a University: Resource for Identity and Inclusion," in Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 31/1 (Winter 2012), 23-37.

"Modesty in the Service of Justice: Retrieving Tradition and Reversing the Gaze," Horizons, Fall 2009 vol 36 no 2.

"Josiah Royce and Catholic Religious Experience," in Horizons, the journal of the College Theology Society, Fall 2006 vol 33 no 2.

"Jesus in Art: Studying Visual Christologies with Undergraduates," ARTS : The Arts in Religious and Theological Studies, 16/1 (2004), 30-38.  New Brighton, MN.


Selected Presentations

“Here Comes Everybody: Liturgical and Paraliturgical Negotiations on the Camino de Santiago,” May 30, 2019, presented at the College Theology Society Annual Convention, South Bend, IN.

Pilgrimage as Affirmation and Resistance: Communal walking, sacred time, and ecological care for our home places,” June 5, 2016, presented at the College Theology Society Annual Convention, Kansas City, MO.

"Trinity and Interreligious Dialogue: A Response to S. Mark Heim, The Depth of the Riches," June 9, 2006, presented to the Trinitarian Theology group at the Catholic Theological Society of America Annual Meeting, San Antonio.

"Josiah Royce: Philosopher of Pneumatic Community," May 30, 2003, presented to the Philosophy of Religion group at the College Theology Society Annual Meeting, Milwaukee.

"Romans 5:5 and Augustine's Vision of Ecclesial-Trinitarian Life in the Spirit," June 2001, presented to the Historical Theology group at the College Theology Society Annual Meeting, Portland, OR.


Professional Memberships
American Academy of Religion
Catholic Theological Society of America
College Theology Society
Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality

Fall 2019 Courses

Fall 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
THEO 101 - 00 Commuter Special Sect - - W - - - - 1215 - 1320

Days of Week:

- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

Course Registration Number:

43435 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Cara L. Anthony, Paul J. Wojda, Shirley E. Jordon

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church. Note: Students who take THEO 101 during academic year 2019-2020 and who choose to opt into the new curriculum will be allowed to count THEO 101 as the first course in theology in the new core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - L02 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 JRC 222

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

JRC 222

Course Registration Number:

40376 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Cara L. Anthony

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church. Note: Students who take THEO 101 during academic year 2019-2020 and who choose to opt into the new curriculum will be allowed to count THEO 101 as the first course in theology in the new core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

J-Term 2020 Courses

J-Term 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Spring 2020 Courses

Spring 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
THEO 459 - L01 Theology & Environment M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 SCB 101

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1510

Location:

SCB 101

Course Registration Number:

21161 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Cara L. Anthony

This course examines Christian theological and moral reflection on the relation between human activity and the natural environment. It will address environmental issues that are of mutual concern to theologians and the natural or social sciences; thus it will study scientific analysis along with theological perspectives. The course will also review contemporary practices and/or policies that address environmental problems. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

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