Cara Aspesi

Cara Aspesi


B.A., English, Biola University, 2005
B.A., Anthropology, Biola University, 2005
M.A., Early Christian Studies, University of Notre Dame, 2010
Ph.D., Theology, University of Notre Dame, 2018

Area of Study

Liturgical Studies



Liturgy of the Crusades

Fields of Interest:

Jerusalem in Latin Liturgy and Architecture
Early Christian Liturgy and the Formation of the Biblical Canon
Medieval Manuscript Studies
Ritual and Identity

Teaching Competencies:

Introduction to the Bible
Early Christianity in the Roman Empire
The Divine Office in the Middle Ages
Medieval Saints' Cults
History of Christianity

Teaching Experience

Foundations of Theology: Biblical/Historical
Western Civilization to 1700


“The Breviary of Lucca, Biblioteca Arcivescovile MS 5: The Use of the Cathedral of Tyre”
Director: Margot Fassler

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