Anthony B. Pinn

Dr. Anthony Pinn

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

Humanism’s Vulnerable Human

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