Theology professor publishes book on perfection

Date: 
Dec 06

Dr. Anthony D. Baker, Southwest's Clinton S. Quin Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, has a recent publication, Diagonal Advance, Perfection in Christian Theology. At the campus celebration for Tony's new book, he spoke to students, faculty, and staff, saying "This place has been an important contributor in working out this book. I'm grateful to all of you for what you've taught me and how your questions and our life together has influenced my thought."

Published by SCM Press this month, Diagonal Advance received praise from Stanley Hauerwas, named "America's Best Theologian" by Time magazine in 2001. "I am a Methodist which means I have never trusted the language of perfection. So I am in Anthony Baker's debt for reclaiming the notion of perfection. This is a wonderful book that is not only sound scholarship but is morally profound."

Follow Dr. Baker on Twitter @ADemetriusBaker