Meleah Ladd

Meleah Ladd


Bachelor of Music, cum laude, Heidelberg College (Tiffin, Ohio), 1990
M.A., Musicology, University of Notre Dame, 1997

Area of Study

Liturgical Studies



Present Day Domestic Churches

Fields of Interest:

Church Year and Spirituality
Food and Spirituality
Embodied Spirituality and Prayer / Materiality of Religion
Ecumenical and Inter-faith Dialogue / Comparative Studies

Teaching Competencies:

The Christian Year: Implications for our Calendar, our Homes, and our Lives
Domestic Churches: Yesterday and Today
Food and Spirituality: Memory and Transmission of Religious Beliefs
Lectionary and Liturgy: Exploring Dimensions and Intersections of the Church Year and the use of Lectionary
Hymnody and Worship Planning
Intro level classes: OT, NT, Christian Year, Comparative Religion


“Liturgical Spirituality in the Kitchen:  Glimpsing the Relation between Domestic Churches and Institutional Churches through the Domestic Celebration of the Church Year as Described in Lay-authored Cookbooks”
Director: Michael S. Driscoll

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