Anthony Baker joined the faculty of Seminary of the Southwest in 2004. His academic interests include Russian Orthodoxy, political theology, Ressourcement, Radical Orthodoxy, Thomas Aquinas, Hans Urs von Balthasar, the English Holiness Tradition and theological metaphysics. He offers electives periodically on many of these topics.
Professor Baker has published articles in Modern Theology, Political Theology and other journals and collections. He is currently at work on a book, Diagonal Advance: A New Account of Christian Perfection, a critical engagement with the idea of perfection in the history of Christian thought. He is a graduate of Olivet Nazarene University (B.A. and M.A.) and earned a Ph.D. at the University of Virginia.