The University of St. Thomas

Black Religious Experience
Title:Black Religious Experience
Course Number:432
College:College of Arts & Sciences
Instructor:Brady, Bernard V
Time:1730 - 2115
Location:John Roach Center St Paul
Room:JRC 247
Credit Hours Start Date End Date Days Available Enrollment Maximum
4 09/04 12/20 -  T  -   -  - 4 16 20
Course Description:
This course explore Black theological development as a cultural, functional and cognitive dimension of traditional Afro-American society, including belief, worship, expression, symbol, spirituality and God. Attention will be given to the meaning and roots of the notions of culture, nationalism and racism as they appear as questions in Black theological though, including African religions, Islam and The Nation of Islam, along with Afro-American Christian theologies. African as well as Afro-American religious experience combined with the affirmation of the Christian creed are identified in order to evaluate teh questions of Black Catholic theology in America today. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 (or 102 and 103) and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115