Cara Aspesi

Cara Aspesi

Liturgical Studies
cpolk@alumni.nd.edu
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Education

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

Profile

Specialization:

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

Dissertation

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