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Deborah Savage

Clinical Faculty; Philosophy and Pastoral Ministry
Degree
Ph.D., Marquette University, Wisconsin, 2005
M.A., University of St. Thomas, Minnesota, 1998
B.A., San Jose State University, California, 1978
Office
Fr. Charles Froehle Administration Bldg., Room 132
Phone
(651) 962-5061
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

  • Neo-Thomism
  • Karol Wojtyla/John Paul II
  • Philosophical Anthropology
  • Theology of the Body
  • Philosophy
  • Systematic Theology

Savage Bio

Faculty Accomplishments

Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
DVPH 204 - 01 Modern Philosophy - T - - F - - 0945 - 1115 BEC 104
CRN: 40478 3 Credit Hours Instructor: Deborah M. Savage Percic An examination of major philosophers of the early modern period from Rene Descartes to Immanuel Kant, with emphasis on methodology and claims to knowledge.

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DVPT 512 - 01 Community Leadership M - - R - - - 0830 - 0930 BEC 105
CRN: 42370 2 Credit Hours Instructor: Allen R. Kuss, David P. Jenkins, Deborah M. Savage Percic, Elizabeth Sullivan The course provides an introduction to the basic skills of community leadership necessary for priestly ministry. It presents principles and practices necessary for public speaking, leadership, and teaching in diverse settings. The course includes acquiring skills to build community and to provide effective catechetical formation in multicultural parish contexts.

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DVPT 618 - 01 Community/Mission-Diverse Chur - T - - - - - 1815 - 2115 BEC 108
CRN: 42753 3 Credit Hours Instructor: Deborah M. Savage Percic Explores the challenge of building community and ministering in a Church and society that is culturally, religiously and ethnically diverse. The course emphasizes the skills for developing community by fostering individual gifts and cultivating the leadership and service of the laity. It also gives attention to the ways that people from various ministries can work together to achieve common goals. Through visits to sites in the local community, students will experience the diversity among Catholic parishes, schools and outreach organizations. They also will have an opportunity to investigate some ecumenical and interfaith communities. The course includes a social justice practicum that involves outreach to the poor through work with local agencies.

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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
DVPH 306 - 01 Contemporary Philosophy - T - - F - - 0945 - 1115 BEC 104
CRN: 20550 3 Credit Hours Instructor: Deborah M. Savage Percic

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DVPT 712 - 01 Ministry to Families M - - R - - - 0800 - 0930 BEC 102
CRN: 20562 3 Credit Hours Instructor: Deborah M. Savage Percic Introduces family systems theory, explores the dynamics that contribute to healthy and unhealthy families, examines family life within the diverse cultural framework of American society, and presents a theology of family based on Church documents. Through lecture, discussion, and limited fieldwork, students will gain an awareness of pastoral strategies for working with families.

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