Kimberly Vrudny portrait

Kimberly Vrudny

Professor and Chair
Office
JRC 112
Phone
(651) 962-5337
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5337
Fax
651-962-5310
Mail
Mail# JRC 109, University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave.
St. Paul MN 55105


Kimberly Vrudny is professor of systematic theology at the University of St. Thomas. She has been on faculty since 2001 and teaches in the areas of theological aesthetics, theology and the arts, and political theology. In her most recent book, Beauty's Vineyard: A Theological Aesthetic of Anguish and Anticipation, she addresses religious questions raised by contemporary social realists and constructs a socially engaged theology of Beauty. She was on sabbatical in South Africa, Thailand, and Mexico during academic year 2009-2010 to create "30 Years/30 Lives," a photography project documenting thirty people impacted by HIV/AIDS to mark the thirtieth anniversary of the pandemic. She has been recognized by her peers for excellence in teaching, receiving the “Global Citizenship Award” in 2010, awarded by the office of international education, and the “Faculty Award in Service-Learning” in 2006, awarded by the office of service-learning. She served on the staff of ARTS: The Arts in Religious and Theological Studies for twenty-three years (1993-2009; 2013-2020). She is the author of:

 

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