Anne Carr

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Sister Anne Carr (11 November 1934 – 11 February 2008) was a feminist theologian at the University of Chicago Divinity School, where she was the first female permanent member of the faculty.

She was a member of the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, having taken her final vows in 1966.

Her bachelor's degree was from Mundelein College and she also held a master's degree in theology from Marquette University. She received a master's degree and her doctorate from the University of Chicago in 1971 with a dissertation on the German theologian Karl Rahner, and began teaching there in 1975. She also held several honorary doctorates. Her books include Thomas Merton's Theology of Self and Transforming Grace: Christian Tradition and Women's Experience.

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