Dr. Angela Carpenter

Assistant Professor of Religion
616.395.7750carpenter@hope.edu
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Angela Carpenter focuses on Christian theology and ethics, with an emphasis on Reformed theology. She teaches Faith Seeking Understanding, Food and Faith, and Becoming Good. She joined the Department of Religion in 2017.

Her book Responsive Becoming: Moral Formation In Theological, Evolutionary, and Developmental Perspective was released in April 2019 from T&T Clark.

areas of expertise

Dr. Carpenter’s research interests include moral formation, theology and the human sciences, and grace and ethics. Her next project is a book on grace and social ethics, to be published by Baker Academic.

education

  • Ph.D., theology and Christian ethics, University of Notre Dame, 2015
  • MTS, theology and Christian ethics, University of Notre Dame, 2001
  • B.A., religious studies, Western Kentucky University,1999

selected publications

  • Responsive Becoming: Moral Formation In Theological, Evolutionary, and Developmental Perspective, T&T Clark, 2019 
  • "Exploitative Labor, Victimized Children, and the Promise of the Sabbath," Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics, 2018

outside the college

Dr. Carpenter and her husband Rob Carpenter have two daughters. She enjoys walking her Holland neighborhood (even in the snow!) with her golden retriever, Peggy. 

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Dr. Angela Carpenter

Phone Number616.395.7750

Lubbers Hall 126 East 10th Street Holland, MI 49423
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