Dr. Natalie Carnes, Assistant Professor of Theology, Baylor University in Waco, TX, talks about beauty as one of the names of God and its healing quality.
Arts Week 2017
Natalie Carnes is Associate Professor of Theology at Baylor University, holding degrees from Harvard University, University of Chicago, and Duke University. Dr. Carnes is a constructive theologian who reflects on traditional theological topics through somewhat less traditional themes, like images, iconoclasm, beauty, gender, and childhood. In addition to authoring articles in Modern Theology, Journal of Religion, and International Journal of Systematic Theology, among other journals, Natalie has written two books. The first is Beauty: A Theological Engagement With Gregory of Nyssa, and the second, forthcoming December 2017, is titled Image and Presence: A Christological Reflection on Iconoclasm and Iconophilia.