Anthony B. Pinn received his BA from Columbia University and his MDiv and PhD in the study of religion from Harvard University. He is currently the Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities and professor of religion at Rice University. Pinn is the founding director of the Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning, inaugural director of the Center for African and African American Studies, both at Rice, and director of research for the Institute for Humanist Studies—a Washington, DC-based think tank. He is the author/editor of over thirty-five books, including When Colorblindness Isn’t the Answer: Humanism and the Challenge of Race (2017) and the novel The New Disciples (2015).
Posts by Anthony B. Pinn
FROM TIME TO TIME, I’ll receive emails and calls from humanists and atheists thanking me for my work—and in those short exchanges I’m often... Read More
WHILE A NOBEL PRIZE-winning intellectual favored by many academics, the North African Albert Camus also wrote of existential circumstances of war and want that... Read More
This article is an excerpt from chapter four of When Colorblindness Isn’t the Answer: Humanism and the Challenge of Race (Pitchstone Publishing, 2017). This... Read More
Below are remarks delivered by American Humanist Association board member and Rice University professor Dr. Anthony Pinn on the main stage at Reason Rally... Read More
THERE ARE DEBATED ISSUES within the humanist movement revolving around the agenda that should guide humanist thinking and activism. Is it enough to address... Read More