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Christopher J. Thompson

Associate Professor of Moral Theology and Director of the Center for Theological Formation
Degree
Ph.D., Marquette University, 1994
M.A., Saint Louis University, 1987
B.A., Creighton University, 1982
Office
Fr. Charles Froehle Administration Bldg., Room 111H
Phone
(651) 962-5966
Fax
(651) 962-5790
Mail
The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity
University of St. Thomas
2260 Summit Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105

CVflagicon 37x17x96‌: Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Teaching and Research

  • Fundamental Moral Theology
  • Thomistic Moral Theology

Faculty Accomplishments

Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
DVMT 601 - 01 Fundamental Moral Theology - T - R - - - 1315 - 1445 BEC 105
CRN: 42591 Instructor: Christopher J. Thompson Enables students to think systematically about the Christian moral life within the framework of the Catholic tradition, while more broadly engaging current debates in Christian ethics and moral theory. Following the Second Vatican Council's call for a renewal of moral theology, the course draws on the sources of Scripture and tradition, as well as theology, philosophy, and ecumenical converstaion. Students will gain a broad theological understanding of human freedom and human nature, conscience, moral norms and systems, sin, the virtues and the Catholic understanding of moral goodness

Schedule Details

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DVMT 706 - 01 Princ. Stewardshp & Sustain. - T - - - - - 1815 - 2115 BEC 105
CRN: 42751 3 Credit Hours Instructor: Christopher J. Thompson This course will provide the occasion to consider the complex issue of "environmental stewardship" from the perspectives of traditional Catholic theses concerning the meaning of creation and the status of the human person within it. Special emphasis is given to the Thomistic categories of natural philosophy and theology. The course will be conducted in a seminar fashion, that is, common readings will be discussed at each class in light of fundamental themes developed throughout the whole.

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J-Term 2018 Courses

J-Term 2018 Courses
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Spring 2018 Courses

Spring 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
DVMT 601 - 01 Moral Theology - T - - - - - 1815 - 2115 BEC 105
CRN: 20557 3 Credit Hours Instructor: Christopher J. Thompson Enables students to think systematically about the Christian moral life within the framework of the Catholic tradition, while more broadly engaging current debates in Christian ethics and moral theory. Following the Second Vatican Council's call for a renewal of moral theology, the course draws on the sources of Scripture and tradition, as well as theology, philosophy, and ecumenical converstaion. Students will gain a broad theological understanding of human freedom and human nature, conscience, moral norms and systems, sin, the virtues and the Catholic understanding of moral goodness

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