Sarah Maple

PHD CANDIDATESarah Maple

Hometown
Belmar, New Jersey

Education
Fine Arts, Commercial Arts & Art History, Red Bank Regional H.S. Visual Arts Academy
BA, Ethics; Comparative Religious Studies: Islam & Christianity, Drew University
MTS, Marriage & Family Studies, Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage & Family

Thesis topic
The place of the body in consideration to the creative act, under the supervision of David Brown. Using a theology of personhood, by way of John Paul II’s A Theology of the Body, and art theory, Sarah will particularly be focusing on representations of the body in the 19th and 20th Century visual arts.

Other information
Sarah’s favourite books to re-read are Louis De Wohl’s Lay Siege to Heaven, Odo Casel’s The Mystery of Christian Worship, Wendell Berry’s The Art of the Commonplace and Hannah Coulter, and Von Balthasar & Ratzinger’s Mary: The Church at the Source.