Dr. Linda Pastryk

Dr. Linda Pastryk
Dr. Linda Pastryk
Adjunct Professor,

Meet Dr. Linda Pastryk

Values the faculty, staff, and students at the Abbey.

“I have had the opportunity to visit most of the sites and objects which I teach.”

Examples of classes taught by Dr. Linda Pastryk:

  • The Art, Architecture, and Religion of India, China and Japan
  • The Art, Architecture, and Theology of Christian Rome
  • Ph.D., Salve Regina University, Newport, RI
  • M.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
  • B.A.,Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN


  • 2021 “Reflective Design in Action: A Collaborative Autoethnography of Faculty Learning Design,” TechTrends.
  • 2021 “Religious Iconography and Art.” École biblique et archéologique française de Jérusalem.” (In progress.)
  • 2007 “Introduction” and “The Italy Series” in Moments Keenly Observed: Marge Loudon Moody: Painting, Drawing, Collage, 2002-2007.
  • 2006-2008 Pearson Prentice Hall Publishers, Instructor Resources for Art History: Marilyn Stokstad, Art History; Laurie Schneider Adams, The Making and Meaning of Art; Dennis Sporre, The Creative Impulse: An Introduction to the Arts.



  • Winter 2020 “God in the Science: Teilhard de Chardin and the Controversy at Lourdes,” The American Academy of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
  • Summer 2016 “Living in the Divine Milieu: Biography, Imagery, and Reflection,” The University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN.
  • Fall 2015 “Martin Heidegger and the Wholeness of Dwelling: Jane Jacobs and Alfredo Jaar,” Humanities and Technology Association Conference, Newport, RI.

Material Culture and Religion

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