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John Froula

Assistant Professor of Dogmatic Theology
Degree
Ph.D. - Ave Maria University, 2012
S.T.B. - Pontifical University of St. Teresa (summa cum laude), Rome, 2006
B.A. - Thomas Aquinas College, 1999
Office
Fr. Charles Froehle Administration Bldg., Room 122
Phone
(651) 962-5083
Fax
(651) 962-5790
Mail
The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity
2260 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

CVflagicon 37x17x96‌: Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Teaching and Research

  • Christology
  • Eucharistic Theology
  • The Theology of St. Thomas Aquinas
  • Grae and the Spiritual Life

Faculty Accomplishments

Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
DVDT 733 - 01 Rdgs Aquin: Sum Theo Sec Secun - T - R - - - 1315 - 1445 BEC 101
CRN: 43178 3 Credit Hours Instructor: John C. Froula The course will examine the method, thought, and personality of Aquinas as well as the historical context and contemporary relvance of his work. This course emphasizes careful reading of selected texts of the Secunda secundae of the Summa Theologiae.

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DVST 601 - 01 Eucharist M - - - F - - 0945 - 1115 BEC 105
CRN: 40080 3 Credit Hours Instructor: John C. Froula Studies the theology of the Eucharistic celebration, the central act of the Church's worship. The course examines the sacramental theology of the Eucharist through its liturgical history, doctrinal declarations, and the writings of theologians. It explores the relationship between the Eucharistic tradition and christology, ecclesiology, and eschatology, and provides a foundation for sound pastoral practice and teaching. Prerequisite: DVDT 504 or DVDT 661. DVST 501 is recommended.

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J-Term 2018 Courses

J-Term 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
DVDT 100 - 01 Christian Theological Trad M T W R F - - 0830 - 1500 BEC 108
CRN: 10026 3 Credit Hours Instructor: John C. Froula Introduces students to the diverse cultural responses to biblical and Christian truths, especially in the context of the Western Catholic Tradition. Interdisciplinary approach. This course endeavors to assist students in appreciating the relationship between theological articulation and human experience, as well as varies historical, artistic, and political expressions of the same. Empahsis will be given to surveying the tradition up to the Second Vatican Council.

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Spring 2018 Courses

Spring 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
DVMT 610 - 01 Sexual Morality - T - - F - - 0945 - 1115 BEC 101
CRN: 22484 3 Credit Hours Instructor: John C. Froula Presents a historical and systematic inquiry to the origins and development of contemporary church doctrine in the areas of sex and marriage. The course examines the current debate over questions of sexuality in light of traditional sources, norms, and methods of Catholic moral theology. Prerequisite: DVMT 601

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DVST 501 - 01 Intro Sacram & Worship M - - R - - - 0800 - 0930 BEC 101
CRN: 21599 3 Credit Hours Instructor: John C. Froula Introduces the basic concepts, categories, questions, and topics that form the basis for the sacramental theology and liturgy curriculum. The course examines the Church's sacraments and liturgy as influenced by biblical studies, cultural anthropology, liturgical history, phenomenology and contemporary theology, and related doctrinal issues. It includes voice training for liturgical participation and leadership.

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