John C. Cavadini

John Cavadini
Professor of Theology and Director of the Institute for Church Life
University of Notre Dame

John C. Cavadini is a Professor in the Department of Theology, having served as Chair of the Department from 1997-2010 and led the Department to a top 4 ranking in the recently released NRC rankings of doctoral programs. He is also the McGrath-Cavadini Director of the Institute for Church Life. His main areas of research and teaching are in patristic and early medieval theology, with special interests in the theology of Augustine and in the history of biblical exegesis, both Eastern and Western, as well as in the reception and interpretation of patristic thought in the West from the sixth through the ninth centuries. His publications include four books, “Who Do You Say That I Am?”: Christology for a New Millennium, Edited by John C. Cavadini with Laura Holt, (University of Notre Dame Press, 2004); Miracles in Christian and Jewish Antiquity: Imagining the Truth, (University of Notre Dame Press, 1999); Gregory the Great: A Symposium, (University of Notre Dame Press, 1996); and The Last Christology of the West: Adoptionism in Spain and Gaul, 785-820, (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1993). His articles have appeared in such journals as Theological Studies, Religious Studies Review, Traditio, Augustinian Studies, American Benedictine Review, Modern Theology and Pro Ecclesia.