The University of St. Thomas

Medieval Theology
Title:Medieval Theology
Course Number:230
College:College of Arts & Sciences
Instructor:McMichael, Steven J
Time:1335 - 1440
Location:John Roach Center St Paul
Room:JRC 247
Credit Hours Start Date End Date Days Available Enrollment Maximum
4 09/04 12/20 M  -  W   -  F 3 27 30
Course Description:
A study of the development of Christian Theology from the fall of the Roman Empire until the Renaissance. Special attention will be given to the main themes of the classical Christian views of faith/reason, grace/nature, God/creation in the theologies of such theologians as St. Thomas Aquinas and St. Bonaventure. Other themes that may be treated: the role of monasticism and mendicant life; medieval saints such as St. Francis of Assisi and Catherine of Siena, women's spirituality, mysticism, liturgical developments, religious art and architecture, and the interaction of Christians with Jews and Muslims. Prerequisite: THEO 101(or 102 and 103)