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Marie Anne Mayeski - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Marie Anne Mayeski

Emeritus Professor of Theological Studies | Loyola Marymount University


Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts



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Professional Background
- Teaching at Loyola Marymount University, 1974-2006
- Chair, Department of Theology, 1979-1982
- Director of Marymount Institute for Faith, Culture and the Arts, 1994-1998

Education (2)

Fordham University, New York: Ph.D., Theology 1974

Holy Names College, Oakland: M.A., English


Accomplishments (2)

AWARDS (professional)

- Honorary Membership, Alpha Sigma Nu, Spring, 1988. - Woman of the Year, California Women in Higher Education, LMU Chapter, 1989. -Recipient, Cushwa Foundation Travel Grant, 1989. For research in the Archives of th University of Notre Dame. -Recipient, T. Marie Chilton Fellowship, 1997. -Liberal Arts College Fellow, Spring, 1994. -Fritz B. Burns Distinguished Teaching Award, Spring, 1994. -Initiated into Theta Alpha Kappa, National Honor Society for Theology and Religious Studies, Spring, 2001

LMU Faculty Hall of Fame (professional)


Enrolled as a member of its inaugural class

Affiliations (5)

  • Catholic Theological Society of America
  • College Theology Society
  • Medieval Academy of America
  • Medieval Association of the Pacific
  • Society for the Study of the Bible in the Middle Ages

Articles (15)

Theological Matchmaking: Connecting Theological Sources in the American Context

U.S. Catholic Historian

(Fall, 1996): 125-139

Reading the Word in a Eucharistic Context: The Shape and Methods of Early Medieval Exegesis

Medieval Liturgy: A Book of Essays

New York and London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1997

Let Women Not Despair: Rabanus Maurus on Women as Prophets

Theological Studies

(June, 1997): 237-253

The Right Occasion for the Words: Situating Aelred's Homily on St. Katherine

Cistercian Studies Quarterly

(1998): 45-60

Excluded by the Logic of Control: Women in Medieval Society and Scholastic Theology

Equal at the Creation: Sexism, Society and Christian Thought

Toronto:University of Toronto Press, 1998: 70-95

Reclaiming an Ancient Story: Baudonivia’s Life of St. Radegund

Women Saints in World Religions

Albany, NY: SUNY, 2000:71-88

Women and Their Mothers: Rejecting and Reclaiming the Tradition of the Saints

Anglican Theological Review

(Spring, 2001): 223-238

Quaestio Disputata: Catholic Theology and the History of Exegesis

Theological Studies

(2001): 140-153

New Voices in the Tradition: Medieval Hagiography Revisited

Theological Studies

(December, 2002): 1-21

Secundam Naturam: The Inheritance of Virtue in Aelred’s Genealogy of the English Kings

Cistercian Studies Quarterly

(2002): 221-228

The Flesh of Adam: Women, Bodies and the Sacramental Imagination

,” Fire and Ice: Imagination and Intellect in the Catholic Tradition

Scranton: the University Of Scranton Press, 2003: 129-141

An Urban Bishop in a Changing World: The Exegesis of Caesarius of Arles

Perspectives in Religious Studies

(Winter, 2005): 401-419

Clothing Maketh the Saint: Aelred's Narrative Intent in the Life of Saint Ninian

Cistercian Studies Quarterly

(2009): 181-190

’Like a Boat is Marriage': Aelred on Marriage as a Christian Way of Life

Theological Studies

(March 2009): 92-108

Putting on the Mind of Aelred: Reflections of a Translator

Cistercian Studies Quarterly

(2012): 127-135