Portrait of Anselm Min
  • Email
    anselm.min@cgu.edu
  • Degrees
    PhD, Religion Vanderbilt University
    PhD, Philosophy, Fordham University
    MA, Philosophy, Saint Louis University
    BA, Philosophy and Classics, Saint Louis University
  • Research Interests
    Theology of globalization, Liberation theology, Religious pluralism, Comparative theology, Contemporary systematic theology, Postmodern philosophy and theology

Anselm Min is a professor of religion in Claremont Graduate University’s Religion Department. His research interests lie in the reconstruction of theology and its needs for liberation, ecology, respect for religious and cultural differences, and resistance to cultural nihilism; recent trends in continental philosophy (shifts to religion, postmodernism, new phenomenology), and sociology (social and cultural analysis of trends) as relevant to theological reconstruction.

With a PhD in religion (Vanderbilt University) and a PhD in philosophy (Fordham University), Min is uniquely qualified to teach a wide variety of philosophy of religion courses. Min’s current courses at CGU include Theology of Globalization, Liberation Theology, Religious Pluralism, Comparative Theology, Contemporary Systematic Theology, Postmodern Philosophy and Theology. Throughout his career, Min has earned many honors and awards, including awards from The National Endowment for the Humanities, the Fletcher Jones Research Grant, and a five-year tenure of an endowed position as the John D. and Lilian Maguire Distinguished Professor of Religion (2010–2015).

Min’s recent publication is an edited book titled Korean Religions in Relation: Confucianism, Buddhism, Christianity, Essays in Honor of Professor Kang Wi Jo (State University of New York, 2016). Currently, he is working on two books: To Be or Not to Be: A Dialogue between Aquinas and Contemporary Thought, and Human Destiny and Human Solidarity: Christian Theology in the Age of Globalization.

Ed., Korean Religions in Relation: Confucianism, Buddhism, Christianity, Essays in Honor of Professor Kang Wi Jo. Albany, NY: State University of New York, 2016.

Ed., The Task of Theology: Leading Theologians on the Most Compelling Questions for Today. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2014.

Ed., Rethinking the Medieval Legacy for Contemporary Theology. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2014.

Co-edited with Christoph Schwöbel. Word and Spirit: Renewing Christology and Pneumatology in a Globalizing World. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2014.

Paths to the Triune God: An Encounter between Aquinas and Recent Theologies. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2005.

The Solidarity of Others in a Divided World: A Postmodern Theology after Postmodernism. New York, NY: T & T Clark International, 2004.

Theology of Globalization
Theology of Karl Rahner
Theology of Aquinas
The Faith of the Faithless
Aquinas and Nagarjuna
Trinity: A Historic and Systematic Study