Two theology professors receive Luce fellowships

by Margee Macdonell

Blake Leyerle and Randall C. Zachman, both associate professors of theology at the University of Notre Dame, have been named Henry Luce III Fellows in Theology for 2003-04 by the Luce Foundation and the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada.p. Leyerle’s fellowship will fund her research on a project titled “Traveling Space: Theorizing Early Christian Pilgrimage.” A member of the Notre Dame faculty since 1990, Leyerle specializes in the social history of early Christianity. She has published on a wide range of social historical topics in the Journal of Early Christian Studies, Harvard Theological Review, and the Journal of the American Academy of Religion.p.

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