Stephen A. Hipp portrait

Stephen A. Hipp

Professor of Dogmatic Theology
Degree
S.T.D., University of Fribourg, Switzerland, 1998
S.T.L., University of Fribourg, Switzerland, 1991
M.A., University of Notre Dame, Indiana, 1987
B.A., University of St. Thomas, Minnesota, 1986
Office
Fr. Charles Froehle Administration Bldg., Room 131
Phone
(651) 962-5781
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

Systematic Theology
Specialization:

  • Trinity 
  • Christology
  • Ecclesiology

Faculty Accomplishments 

Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
DVDT 501 - 01 Fundamental Theology - T - - F - - 0800 - 0930 BEC 101
CRN: 40070 3 Credit Hours Instructor: Stephen A. Hipp Explores the basic theological realities of God, faith, revelation, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, and tradition. Special topics include dogmatic development and the hierarchy of magisterial authority.

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DVDT 706 - 01 Theology of the Trinity - T - - F - - 0945 - 1115 BEC 102
CRN: 40338 3 Credit Hours Instructor: Stephen A. Hipp Explores the theological development of the doctrine of the Trinity, from its source in Revelation through its refinement by the first seven ecumenical councils and its ongoing theological articulation. Students will identify the underlying philosophical bases of contemporary issues and problems for belief and gain an appreciation of the soteriological, ecclesiological, and anthropological significance of Trinitarian belief. Prerequisites: DVDT 501 required and DVDT 504 recommended. Dual degree students only: substitutes for DVDT 661.

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DVST 605 - 01 Catholic Sacramental Worship - - - R - - - 1815 - 2115 BEC 105
CRN: 42754 3 Credit Hours Instructor: Stephen A. Hipp Presents the sacramental and ecclesial principles of Catholic liturgical worship, beginning with the Catholic understanding of the world, salvation and faith. The course examines Catholic sacraments primarily through a survey of the historical development and theology of the Eucharist (Mass) and initiation (Baptism and Confirmation). The other sacraments will be related to these. Finally, the ecclesiological and spiritual implications of the sacraments will be addressed.

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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
DVDT 504 - 01 Christology M - - R - - - 0945 - 1115 BEC 105
CRN: 20551 3 Credit Hours Instructor: Stephen A. Hipp Traces the development of the expression of christological faith from the New Testament and Patristic writings and through the ecumenical councils. Through selected readings, class discussion, reflection, and research, students will deepen their understanding of Jesus of Nazareth as the Christ of God, and gain an appreciation of the soteriological significance of christology in contemporary thought and in pastoral ministry.

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DVDT 734 - 01 Rdgs Aquin: Sum Theo Tert. Par - - W - F - - 0800 - 0930 BEC 108
CRN: 22486 3 Credit Hours Instructor: Stephen A. Hipp The course will examine the method, thought, and personality of Aquinas as well as the historical context and contemporary relevance of his work. This course emphasizes careful reading of selected texts of the Tertia pars of the Summa Theologiae.

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