Fall 2018 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
THEO 101 - 01 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 MHC 209

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 0920

Location:

MHC 209

Course Registration Number:

41532 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Michael J. Hollerich

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 02 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 MHC 203

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 0920

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

40338 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Marguerite L. Spencer

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 03 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 MCH 110

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 0920

Location:

MCH 110

Course Registration Number:

40448 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Bernabe V. Davila

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 04 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 MHC 208

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 0920

Location:

MHC 208

Course Registration Number:

40340 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Thaddeus P. Wojcik

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 05 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MHC 209

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

MHC 209

Course Registration Number:

41545 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Michael J. Hollerich

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 06 Christian Theological Trad M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MHC 208

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

MHC 208

Course Registration Number:

40342 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Thaddeus P. Wojcik

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 07 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MHC 203

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

42274 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Marguerite L. Spencer

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 08 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MCH 110

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

MCH 110

Course Registration Number:

42275 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Bernabe V. Davila

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 10 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MHC 208

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

MHC 208

Course Registration Number:

40447 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Thaddeus P. Wojcik

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 11 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 MCH 238

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

MCH 238

Course Registration Number:

42333 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Marguerite L. Spencer

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 12 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 MHC 203

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

40869 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Carissa S. Wyant

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 13 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 MHC 206

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

MHC 206

Course Registration Number:

40900 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Richard L. Cogill

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 14 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MHC 206

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

MHC 206

Course Registration Number:

41314 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Paul J. Wojda

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 15 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MHC 203

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

42334 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Carissa S. Wyant

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 17 Christian Theo Tradition - T - - - - - 1730 - 2115 JRC LL01

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2115

Location:

JRC LL01

Course Registration Number:

40339 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Pavel L. Gavrilyuk

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 19 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 MCH 236

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

MCH 236

Course Registration Number:

43401 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Jonathan J. Kelly

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 20 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 JRC 126

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

JRC 126

Course Registration Number:

43430 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Kimberly J. Vrudny

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 21 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MHC 209

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

MHC 209

Course Registration Number:

43431 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Richard L. Cogill

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 22 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 MCH 117

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1440

Location:

MCH 117

Course Registration Number:

43456 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

James M. Trares

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 23 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OEC 309

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

OEC 309

Course Registration Number:

43457 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Richard L. Cogill

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - L01 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 MCH 238

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 0920

Location:

MCH 238

Course Registration Number:

43056 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mark E. DelCogliano

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - L02 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MCH 238

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

MCH 238

Course Registration Number:

40449 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mark E. DelCogliano

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - L04 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MHC 202

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

MHC 202

Course Registration Number:

42317 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Joseph C. Hurtuk

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - L05 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 MHC 202

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

MHC 202

Course Registration Number:

40345 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Joseph C. Hurtuk

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - L06 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 JRC 222

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

JRC 222

Course Registration Number:

43057 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Elaine C. MacMillan

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - L07 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 JRC 247

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

JRC 247

Course Registration Number:

43058 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Edward T. Ulrich

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - L08 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 JRC 247

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1440

Location:

JRC 247

Course Registration Number:

41784 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Edward T. Ulrich

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - L09 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 MHC 201

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 0940

Location:

MHC 201

Course Registration Number:

40358 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Frederick W. Nairn

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - L11 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 MHC 204

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

MHC 204

Course Registration Number:

42156 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Barbara K. Sain

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - L13 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 SCB 328

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

SCB 328

Course Registration Number:

42158 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Barbara K. Sain

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - L14 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 MHC 203

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 0940

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

43115 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Amy M. Levad

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - L15 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 MHC 205

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

MHC 205

Course Registration Number:

43116 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Amy M. Levad

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - L16 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 MCH 229

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

MCH 229

Course Registration Number:

43406 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Bernard V. Brady

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - L17 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MCH 238

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

MCH 238

Course Registration Number:

40341 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mark E. DelCogliano

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - L18 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MCH 234

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

MCH 234

Course Registration Number:

43437 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Bernard V. Brady

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - W01 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MHC 208

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

MHC 208

Course Registration Number:

40451 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Gerald W. Schlabach

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 200 - 01 Christian Belief Ancient/Cont - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 MHC 203

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

40348 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Philip E. Stoltzfus

This course introduces systematic theology, a discipline that tries to understand how Christian doctrines are interrelated with each other and with other beliefs about the world. It explores both traditional and contemporary interpretations of the most significant doctrines in Catholic and Protestant traditions, emphasizing the relationship of scripture, tradition, experience, and reason as sources for Christian theology. The course is structured on the classical "system" of the Nicene Creed, and will focus on the ongoing formation of the doctrines of God, Christ, the Spirit, creation, sin, salvation, and Church. Special emphasis will be given to the role of grace in history and human experience. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 200 - L01 Christian Belief: Ancient/Cont M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 MHC 208

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

MHC 208

Course Registration Number:

40417 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Cara L. Anthony

This course introduces systematic theology, a discipline that tries to understand how Christian doctrines are interrelated with each other and with other beliefs about the world. It explores both traditional and contemporary interpretations of the most significant doctrines in Catholic and Protestant traditions, emphasizing the relationship of scripture, tradition, experience, and reason as sources for Christian theology. The course is structured on the classical "system" of the Nicene Creed, and will focus on the ongoing formation of the doctrines of God, Christ, the Spirit, creation, sin, salvation, and Church. Special emphasis will be given to the role of grace in history and human experience. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 200 - L02 Christian Belief Ancient/Cont M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 MHC 208

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1440

Location:

MHC 208

Course Registration Number:

40349 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Cara L. Anthony

This course introduces systematic theology, a discipline that tries to understand how Christian doctrines are interrelated with each other and with other beliefs about the world. It explores both traditional and contemporary interpretations of the most significant doctrines in Catholic and Protestant traditions, emphasizing the relationship of scripture, tradition, experience, and reason as sources for Christian theology. The course is structured on the classical "system" of the Nicene Creed, and will focus on the ongoing formation of the doctrines of God, Christ, the Spirit, creation, sin, salvation, and Church. Special emphasis will be given to the role of grace in history and human experience. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 205 - L01 Old Testament M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 SCB 326

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

SCB 326

Course Registration Number:

40352 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Eugenia O. Gavrilyuk

An intensive reading and discussion of the Old Testament, also known as the Hebrew scriptures. The course investigates methods of biblical interpretation and the literature and theologies of the Israelite people in their ancient Near Eastern context. In addition, this course explores the Old Testament as a foundational document for the Jewish and Christian traditions (both ancient and modern) in the development of doctrine, in the expressions of worship and in the articulation of moral principles. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 205 - L02 Old Testament M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 MHC 209

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

MHC 209

Course Registration Number:

41410 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Eugenia O. Gavrilyuk

An intensive reading and discussion of the Old Testament, also known as the Hebrew scriptures. The course investigates methods of biblical interpretation and the literature and theologies of the Israelite people in their ancient Near Eastern context. In addition, this course explores the Old Testament as a foundational document for the Jewish and Christian traditions (both ancient and modern) in the development of doctrine, in the expressions of worship and in the articulation of moral principles. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 205 - L03 Old Testament - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 MCH 118

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

MCH 118

Course Registration Number:

40350 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Paul V. Niskanen

An intensive reading and discussion of the Old Testament, also known as the Hebrew scriptures. The course investigates methods of biblical interpretation and the literature and theologies of the Israelite people in their ancient Near Eastern context. In addition, this course explores the Old Testament as a foundational document for the Jewish and Christian traditions (both ancient and modern) in the development of doctrine, in the expressions of worship and in the articulation of moral principles. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 205 - L04 Old Testament - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MHC 207

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

MHC 207

Course Registration Number:

40351 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Paul V. Niskanen

An intensive reading and discussion of the Old Testament, also known as the Hebrew scriptures. The course investigates methods of biblical interpretation and the literature and theologies of the Israelite people in their ancient Near Eastern context. In addition, this course explores the Old Testament as a foundational document for the Jewish and Christian traditions (both ancient and modern) in the development of doctrine, in the expressions of worship and in the articulation of moral principles. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 210 - 01 New Testament M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 SCB 112

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

SCB 112

Course Registration Number:

40353 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

James M. Trares

This course involves the student in an intensive historical, literary and theological reading of major portions of the New Testament in the Jewish and Greco-Roman contexts and from the perspective of modern methods of biblical interpretation. In addition, the course explores the New Testament as a foundational document for modern Christian traditions in the development of doctrine, in the expressions of worship and in the articulation of moral principles. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 215 - 01 Christian Morality - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MHC 204

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

MHC 204

Course Registration Number:

41320 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Robert C. Koerpel

This course is an introduction to the principles, methods and topics of Christian theological ethics. The following themes will be addressed: the relation of Christian faith to moral reflection and decision making (both individual and social); the contribution of the Christian tradition to the understanding of the human person (including freedom, sin, conscience, character and grace); the role of the believing community in its relation to culture; and the connection of worship and spirituality to the Christian moral life. Some application will be made to selected issues in personal, professional and social ethics. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 215 - 02 Christian Morality - T - - - - - 1730 - 2115 JRC 414

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2115

Location:

JRC 414

Course Registration Number:

40355 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Robert C. Koerpel

This course is an introduction to the principles, methods and topics of Christian theological ethics. The following themes will be addressed: the relation of Christian faith to moral reflection and decision making (both individual and social); the contribution of the Christian tradition to the understanding of the human person (including freedom, sin, conscience, character and grace); the role of the believing community in its relation to culture; and the connection of worship and spirituality to the Christian moral life. Some application will be made to selected issues in personal, professional and social ethics. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 215 - W01 Christian Morality - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 SCB 327

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

SCB 327

Course Registration Number:

40356 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mary K. Twite

This course is an introduction to the principles, methods and topics of Christian theological ethics. The following themes will be addressed: the relation of Christian faith to moral reflection and decision making (both individual and social); the contribution of the Christian tradition to the understanding of the human person (including freedom, sin, conscience, character and grace); the role of the believing community in its relation to culture; and the connection of worship and spirituality to the Christian moral life. Some application will be made to selected issues in personal, professional and social ethics. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 215 - W02 Christian Morality - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 SCB 211

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

SCB 211

Course Registration Number:

43062 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mary K. Twite

This course is an introduction to the principles, methods and topics of Christian theological ethics. The following themes will be addressed: the relation of Christian faith to moral reflection and decision making (both individual and social); the contribution of the Christian tradition to the understanding of the human person (including freedom, sin, conscience, character and grace); the role of the believing community in its relation to culture; and the connection of worship and spirituality to the Christian moral life. Some application will be made to selected issues in personal, professional and social ethics. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 230 - 01 Medieval Theology - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 SCB 329

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

SCB 329

Course Registration Number:

42163 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Steven J. McMichael

A study of the development of Christian Theology from the fall of the Roman Empire until the Renaissance. Special attention will be given to the main themes of the classical Christian views of faith/reason, grace/nature, God/creation in the theologies of such theologians as St. Thomas Aquinas and St. Bonaventure. Other themes that may be treated: the role of monasticism and mendicant life; medieval saints such as St. Francis of Assisi and Catherine of Siena, women's spirituality, mysticism, liturgical developments, religious art and architecture, and the interaction of Christians with Jews and Muslims. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 230 - 02 Medieval Theology - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 SCB 329

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

SCB 329

Course Registration Number:

42164 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Steven J. McMichael

A study of the development of Christian Theology from the fall of the Roman Empire until the Renaissance. Special attention will be given to the main themes of the classical Christian views of faith/reason, grace/nature, God/creation in the theologies of such theologians as St. Thomas Aquinas and St. Bonaventure. Other themes that may be treated: the role of monasticism and mendicant life; medieval saints such as St. Francis of Assisi and Catherine of Siena, women's spirituality, mysticism, liturgical developments, religious art and architecture, and the interaction of Christians with Jews and Muslims. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 310 - L01 Christian Worship M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 JRC 247

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 0920

Location:

JRC 247

Course Registration Number:

41176 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mary M. Hoden

A study of Christian communal worship from historical, social science, and theological perspectives. This course examines worship as the sanctification of time, space, and life. It also includes a comparison and contrast of Eastern (Orthodox) and Western (Lutheran, Anglican, Reformed, Baptist, Methodist, Quaker, Frontier, Pentecostal) worship practices with those of Roman Catholics. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 314 - L01 Christian Spirituality - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OEC 204

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

OEC 204

Course Registration Number:

41768 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Cara L. Anthony

This course explores the diverse expressions of Christian spirituality. Students will discuss the definitions given to the term "spirituality" and consider methodological issues in the academic study of spirituality whether these are historical, anthropological or theological in approach. Emphasis is placed on a wide reading in the Christian tradition of both primary and secondary literature in order to assist the student in grasping the integral link between the lived faith of Christians and the theological articulation of that faith. Spiritualties will be seen in the context of their historical emergence, the unique contributions each makes to Christianity, and the link they demonstrate between spiritual life and theological insight. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 325 - L01 Catholic Social Tradition - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 SCB 107

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

SCB 107

Course Registration Number:

43131 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Bernard V. Brady

This course examines Catholic reflection on social structures and patterns of moral behavior as they are expressed in economic, social and political contexts. Focus topics might include: social virtues, the role of religion in the public realm, understanding of the person in relation to society and the state, the defense of the dignity of the person, the promotion of the common good, the use of force and the meaning of justice within and between communities. Possible sources for this course might include selections from classic biblical, patristic and medieval texts; papal, conciliar and episcopal documents; writings of modern and contemporary Catholic social theorists; and social movements inspired by the tradition. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 325 - L41 HONORS Catholic Social Trad - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 SCB 107

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 0940

Location:

SCB 107

Course Registration Number:

42165 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Bernard V. Brady

This course examines Catholic reflection on social structures and patterns of moral behavior as they are expressed in economic, social and political contexts. Focus topics might include: social virtues, the role of religion in the public realm, understanding of the person in relation to society and the state, the defense of the dignity of the person, the promotion of the common good, the use of force and the meaning of justice within and between communities. Possible sources for this course might include selections from classic biblical, patristic and medieval texts; papal, conciliar and episcopal documents; writings of modern and contemporary Catholic social theorists; and social movements inspired by the tradition. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 352 - 01 The Pentateuch - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 MHC 209

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 0940

Location:

MHC 209

Course Registration Number:

43075 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Kelly M. Wilson

Critical and in-depth investigations of various Pentateuchal traditions: Primeval Stories; Patriarchs; Exodus; Sinai Covenant; Laws; Entry into Canaan. Particular emphasis will be focused on their origin, transmission, mutual relationships and final theological unity. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 352 - 02 The Pentateuch - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 MHC 209

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

MHC 209

Course Registration Number:

43076 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Kelly M. Wilson

Critical and in-depth investigations of various Pentateuchal traditions: Primeval Stories; Patriarchs; Exodus; Sinai Covenant; Laws; Entry into Canaan. Particular emphasis will be focused on their origin, transmission, mutual relationships and final theological unity. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 360 - L01 Contemp Cath Theologians M - - - - - - 1730 - 2115 JRC 246

Days of Week:

M - - - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2115

Location:

JRC 246

Course Registration Number:

43078 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Barbara K. Sain

This course concentrates on the study of two to four influential Catholic systematic theologians of the 20th and 21st centuries within their historical, cultural, and philosophical contexts. The course will alternate between the study of the prominent themes and concerns of the modern and post-modern world, and the theologians' varied responses to these issues through substantial primary text reading and discussion. The Second Vatican Council's impact upon systematic work will be measured as well. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 411 - 01 Catholicism and Modernity - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 MHC 204

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

MHC 204

Course Registration Number:

41769 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Robert C. Koerpel

The course addresses the development of the Catholic Church and Catholic theology from the medieval age to contemporary times. A key theme in this history is an understanding of the "political culture" of Catholicism, that is to say, its developing theology of government, power, rights, revolution, geopolitics, and globalization. The course relies on history, canon law, and political science as sources of its theological evaluation of the continuing encounter of Catholicism and modernity. Prerequisites: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 420 - 01 Theology & Biomedical Revol - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 SCB 328

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

SCB 328

Course Registration Number:

41547 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Paul J. Wojda

This course examines the contributions of Christian faith to reflecting upon, understanding, and resolving issues and ethical questions raised by revolutionary developments in the life sciences, e.g. innovation birth technologies, genetic manipulation and control, human experimentation, the prolonging of life and allocation of scarce medical resources. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 420 - 02 Theology & Biomedical Revol - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 MHC 205

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

MHC 205

Course Registration Number:

42371 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Paul J. Wojda

This course examines the contributions of Christian faith to reflecting upon, understanding, and resolving issues and ethical questions raised by revolutionary developments in the life sciences, e.g. innovation birth technologies, genetic manipulation and control, human experimentation, the prolonging of life and allocation of scarce medical resources. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 421 - 01 Theologies of Justice & Peace - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 BEC LL07

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

BEC LL07

Course Registration Number:

41317 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Frederick W. Nairn

An examination of the views of various religions and ideologies on issues of justice and peace, with special attention to the Catholic and other Christian teachings on such issues as war and peace, violence, economic justice, the environment, criminal justice, and social justice. Special attention is given to how fundamental presuppositions and principles of each group studied affect their views on justice and peace, and contribute to or hinder dialogue and peaceful interaction with other groups. In addition to Christianity, students will study (at least) one far eastern worldview (e.g. Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism), one tribal religion (Native American, African Tribal), Islam, and one secular worldview (e.g. Marxism, capitalism, secular humanism). Students are required to investigate one worldview in depth through a semester-long research project. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 421 - 02 Theologies of Justice & Peace - - - R - - - 1730 - 2115 JRC 247

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2115

Location:

JRC 247

Course Registration Number:

41316 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Carissa S. Wyant

An examination of the views of various religions and ideologies on issues of justice and peace, with special attention to the Catholic and other Christian teachings on such issues as war and peace, violence, economic justice, the environment, criminal justice, and social justice. Special attention is given to how fundamental presuppositions and principles of each group studied affect their views on justice and peace, and contribute to or hinder dialogue and peaceful interaction with other groups. In addition to Christianity, students will study (at least) one far eastern worldview (e.g. Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism), one tribal religion (Native American, African Tribal), Islam, and one secular worldview (e.g. Marxism, capitalism, secular humanism). Students are required to investigate one worldview in depth through a semester-long research project. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 421 - W01 Theologies of Justice & Peace - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 MHC 211

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 0940

Location:

MHC 211

Course Registration Number:

40872 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Jack A. Nelson-Pallmeyer

An examination of the views of various religions and ideologies on issues of justice and peace, with special attention to the Catholic and other Christian teachings on such issues as war and peace, violence, economic justice, the environment, criminal justice, and social justice. Special attention is given to how fundamental presuppositions and principles of each group studied affect their views on justice and peace, and contribute to or hinder dialogue and peaceful interaction with other groups. In addition to Christianity, students will study (at least) one far eastern worldview (e.g. Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism), one tribal religion (Native American, African Tribal), Islam, and one secular worldview (e.g. Marxism, capitalism, secular humanism). Students are required to investigate one worldview in depth through a semester-long research project. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 422 - 01 Christ Faith & Mgmt Profesn - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

43088 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Angela Senander

Additional prerequisites for this section include MGMT 305

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 422 - L01 Christ Faith & Mgmt Profesn - - W - - - - 1730 - 2115 JRC 247

Days of Week:

- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2115

Location:

JRC 247

Course Registration Number:

43290 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Jeanne G. Buckeye, Philip A. Rolnick

What is a good manager and how does he or she contribute to the common good? This course pursues these questions within the Christian social tradition broadly understood through an exploration of the theological relationship between work as a vocation and leisure as contemplation. Within this theological context, the course examines the financial, organizational, technological, and cultural forces that managers and organizations encounter daily. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 423 - L01 Christian Marriage M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MHC 203

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

42167 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mary M. Hoden

This course is designed to acquaint students with the theology of Christian marriage, understood as covenant relationship and as sacrament, that is, an effective sign of God's love in our world. Primary though not exclusive emphasis will be on the Roman Catholic tradition. Students will also examine contemporary cultural attitudes toward sexuality, marriage, and the family in the light of Christian theology. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 423 - L02 Christian Marriage M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 MHC 203

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

42173 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mary M. Hoden

This course is designed to acquaint students with the theology of Christian marriage, understood as covenant relationship and as sacrament, that is, an effective sign of God's love in our world. Primary though not exclusive emphasis will be on the Roman Catholic tradition. Students will also examine contemporary cultural attitudes toward sexuality, marriage, and the family in the light of Christian theology. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 424 - 01 Christianity/World Religion - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 JRC 481

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

JRC 481

Course Registration Number:

43331 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Jennifer M. Sanders

This course is a comparison of the teachings and practices of Christianity with the teachings and practices of selected non-Christian religions, for example, American Indian (Lakota), Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism. The aim of the course will be to clarify similarities and differences between Christianity and other religions, to reflect on the problem posed by religious pluralism in modern culture, and to develop a Christian theology of world religions. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 424 - L01 Christianity/World Religion M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 JRC 222

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 0920

Location:

JRC 222

Course Registration Number:

41757 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Elaine C. MacMillan

This course is a comparison of the teachings and practices of Christianity with the teachings and practices of selected non-Christian religions, for example, American Indian (Lakota), Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism. The aim of the course will be to clarify similarities and differences between Christianity and other religions, to reflect on the problem posed by religious pluralism in modern culture, and to develop a Christian theology of world religions. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 424 - L02 Christianity/World Religion M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 JRC 222

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

JRC 222

Course Registration Number:

43083 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Elaine C. MacMillan

This course is a comparison of the teachings and practices of Christianity with the teachings and practices of selected non-Christian religions, for example, American Indian (Lakota), Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism. The aim of the course will be to clarify similarities and differences between Christianity and other religions, to reflect on the problem posed by religious pluralism in modern culture, and to develop a Christian theology of world religions. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 429 - L01 Women & Christian Tradition M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 MHC 210

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1440

Location:

MHC 210

Course Registration Number:

43094 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Shirley E. Jordon

This course explores the ways in which the Judeo-Christian religious tradition has profoundly influenced our society's definition of women. It will focus on what some of the major works of this tradition assert about the nature and place of women in their particular historical communities. Students will also read religious literature by women in order to acquire a sense of women's religious experience both throughout history and in the present day. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 431 - L01 Women in the Early Church - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MHC 201

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

MHC 201

Course Registration Number:

43132 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Susan E. Myers

The literature of early Christianity is filled with ambiguity concerning women's role in the churches and in the story of salvation. Women's subordination was justified on the basis of Eve's role in bringing evil and sin into the world. At the same time, women were presented as heroines and models of the ideal Christian life. They held roles of leadership within early church communities, even while early church writers argued against their right to do so. This course will examine a wide range of primary texts by and about women in the early Christian churches in order to explore the relationship between faith and culture as the context for understanding women's role and status in the early church. It will also look at ways in which these texts might be relevant for the modern context. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 433 - 01 Theology & Politics - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 MHC 211

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

MHC 211

Course Registration Number:

42168 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Philip E. Stoltzfus

A theological investigation of changing relationships between Christianity and the political order, principally in religious terms as understood by Christians themselves but also from the vantage point of government. Emphasis in the first half of the course is on the foundational events of the New Testament and the early Christian era, and in the second half on Christianity's experience with secular and democratic modernity in America. The aim of the course is to measure the effect, in changing historical contexts, of persecution, establishment, and disestablishment, on a religion which professes both to be rooted in transcendent reality, and to have direct implications for life in this world. Primary readings from scripture, ancient and modern theology, speeches, sermons, Supreme Court decisions, and political, sociological and religious reflections on the American experiment with democracy and freedom of religion. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 433 - 02 Theology & Politics - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MHC 211

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

MHC 211

Course Registration Number:

42169 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Philip E. Stoltzfus

A theological investigation of changing relationships between Christianity and the political order, principally in religious terms as understood by Christians themselves but also from the vantage point of government. Emphasis in the first half of the course is on the foundational events of the New Testament and the early Christian era, and in the second half on Christianity's experience with secular and democratic modernity in America. The aim of the course is to measure the effect, in changing historical contexts, of persecution, establishment, and disestablishment, on a religion which professes both to be rooted in transcendent reality, and to have direct implications for life in this world. Primary readings from scripture, ancient and modern theology, speeches, sermons, Supreme Court decisions, and political, sociological and religious reflections on the American experiment with democracy and freedom of religion. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 434 - L01 Science & Christian Theo - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 JRC 201

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

JRC 201

Course Registration Number:

42170 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Philip A. Rolnick

This course is an introduction to the interrelationship between Christian theology (the understanding of the Christian faith), and the natural sciences. It explores the relationship between scientific and theological methods and modes of knowledge, and considers some of the central topics of Christian theology - God, creation, providence, resurrections, and afterlife - in the light of modern scientific evidence and theories. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course and PHIL 115 and one Science course

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 459 - W01 Theology & Environment - - - R - - - 1730 - 2115 JRC 414

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2115

Location:

JRC 414

Course Registration Number:

43095 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mary K. Twite

This course examines Christian theological and moral reflection on the relation between human activity and the natural environment. It will address environmental issues that are of mutual concern to theologians and the natural or social sciences; thus it will study scientific analysis along with theological perspectives. The course will also review contemporary practices and/or policies that address environmental problems. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 468 - L01 Interreligious Encounter - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 MHC 210

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

MHC 210

Course Registration Number:

42172 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Hans S. Gustafson

In the last half century religious diversity in the West has rapidly increased, bringing people from different religious traditions into daily contact. This has resulted in new conflicts, sometimes in violence, but also in new collaborations and friendships. Drawing on several approaches to interreligious conflict and relations, this course will examine the dynamic encounters that take place between and among people of different religious identities and ask students to reflect on their own role in religiously complex situations. Students will consider this interreligious reality and their role in it against the backdrop of their own individual relationship to spirituality, faith, and theology. To foster interreligious understanding beyond the classroom, students in this course will directly engage with the religious diversity of Minneapolis-St. Paul. This course is a community-engagement course requiring a minimum of 15 hours of interreligious community engagement for all students enrolled (NOTE: service hours may contribute toward BUSN 200 requirement when BUSN200 is taken in same semester). Prerequisites: THEO 101, and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

J-Term 2019 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
THEO 101 - L01 Christian Theo Tradition - T W R F - - 0900 - 1200 MHC 203

Days of Week:

- T W R F - -

Time of Day:

0900 - 1200

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

10033 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Frederick W. Nairn

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 200 - 01 Christian Belief: Ancient/Cont - T W R F - - 0900 - 1200 MHC 207

Days of Week:

- T W R F - -

Time of Day:

0900 - 1200

Location:

MHC 207

Course Registration Number:

10120 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mark J. McInroy

This course introduces systematic theology, a discipline that tries to understand how Christian doctrines are interrelated with each other and with other beliefs about the world. It explores both traditional and contemporary interpretations of the most significant doctrines in Catholic and Protestant traditions, emphasizing the relationship of scripture, tradition, experience, and reason as sources for Christian theology. The course is structured on the classical "system" of the Nicene Creed, and will focus on the ongoing formation of the doctrines of God, Christ, the Spirit, creation, sin, salvation, and Church. Special emphasis will be given to the role of grace in history and human experience. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 200 - 02 Christian Belief: Ancient/Cont - T W R F - - 1300 - 1600 JRC 201

Days of Week:

- T W R F - -

Time of Day:

1300 - 1600

Location:

JRC 201

Course Registration Number:

10162 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mark J. McInroy

This course introduces systematic theology, a discipline that tries to understand how Christian doctrines are interrelated with each other and with other beliefs about the world. It explores both traditional and contemporary interpretations of the most significant doctrines in Catholic and Protestant traditions, emphasizing the relationship of scripture, tradition, experience, and reason as sources for Christian theology. The course is structured on the classical "system" of the Nicene Creed, and will focus on the ongoing formation of the doctrines of God, Christ, the Spirit, creation, sin, salvation, and Church. Special emphasis will be given to the role of grace in history and human experience. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 205 - L01 Old Testament - T W R F - - 0900 - 1200 MHC 209

Days of Week:

- T W R F - -

Time of Day:

0900 - 1200

Location:

MHC 209

Course Registration Number:

10051 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Paul V. Niskanen

An intensive reading and discussion of the Old Testament, also known as the Hebrew scriptures. The course investigates methods of biblical interpretation and the literature and theologies of the Israelite people in their ancient Near Eastern context. In addition, this course explores the Old Testament as a foundational document for the Jewish and Christian traditions (both ancient and modern) in the development of doctrine, in the expressions of worship and in the articulation of moral principles. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 215 - 01 Christian Morality - T W R F - - 0900 - 1200 MHC 208

Days of Week:

- T W R F - -

Time of Day:

0900 - 1200

Location:

MHC 208

Course Registration Number:

10135 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Robert C. Koerpel

This course is an introduction to the principles, methods and topics of Christian theological ethics. The following themes will be addressed: the relation of Christian faith to moral reflection and decision making (both individual and social); the contribution of the Christian tradition to the understanding of the human person (including freedom, sin, conscience, character and grace); the role of the believing community in its relation to culture; and the connection of worship and spirituality to the Christian moral life. Some application will be made to selected issues in personal, professional and social ethics. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 220 - L01 Early Christian Theology - T W R F - - 0900 - 1200 MHC 210

Days of Week:

- T W R F - -

Time of Day:

0900 - 1200

Location:

MHC 210

Course Registration Number:

10270 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mark E. DelCogliano

A theological and historical introduction to the origins and development of the Christian church from the first to the fifth centuries. Special attention will be given to the historical emergence of Christian doctrines, creeds and canon; the formation of Christian understandings of the human person; the development of liturgical and sacramental traditions; and the interaction of Christianity with other ancient cultures. Contemporary approaches to the study of Christian origins will be emphasized. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 421 - 01 Theologies of Justice & Peace - T W R F - - 1300 - 1600 JRC 401

Days of Week:

- T W R F - -

Time of Day:

1300 - 1600

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

10200 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Philip E. Stoltzfus

An examination of the views of various religions and ideologies on issues of justice and peace, with special attention to the Catholic and other Christian teachings on such issues as war and peace, violence, economic justice, the environment, criminal justice, and social justice. Special attention is given to how fundamental presuppositions and principles of each group studied affect their views on justice and peace, and contribute to or hinder dialogue and peaceful interaction with other groups. In addition to Christianity, students will study (at least) one far eastern worldview (e.g. Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism), one tribal religion (Native American, African Tribal), Islam, and one secular worldview (e.g. Marxism, capitalism, secular humanism). Students are required to investigate one worldview in depth through a semester-long research project. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 422 - 01 Christ Faith & Mgmt Profesn - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

10166 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Angela Senander

This section has the additional prerequisite of MGMT 305

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 422 - 02 Christ Faith & Mgmt Profesn - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

10198 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Angela Senander

This section has the additional prerequisite of MGMT 305

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 423 - L01 Christian Marriage - T W R F - - 0900 - 1200 MHC 211

Days of Week:

- T W R F - -

Time of Day:

0900 - 1200

Location:

MHC 211

Course Registration Number:

10053 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mary M. Hoden

This course is designed to acquaint students with the theology of Christian marriage, understood as covenant relationship and as sacrament, that is, an effective sign of God's love in our world. Primary though not exclusive emphasis will be on the Roman Catholic tradition. Students will also examine contemporary cultural attitudes toward sexuality, marriage, and the family in the light of Christian theology. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 424 - 01 Christianity/World Religion - T W R F - - 1300 - 1600 JRC 247

Days of Week:

- T W R F - -

Time of Day:

1300 - 1600

Location:

JRC 247

Course Registration Number:

10177 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Edward T. Ulrich

This course is a comparison of the teachings and practices of Christianity with the teachings and practices of selected non-Christian religions, for example, American Indian (Lakota), Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism. The aim of the course will be to clarify similarities and differences between Christianity and other religions, to reflect on the problem posed by religious pluralism in modern culture, and to develop a Christian theology of world religions. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 428 - 01 Women & the Old Testament - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

10301 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Kelly M. Wilson

This course explores the topic of women and the Old Testament from several different vantage points. In the first place, it will try to reconstruct the status and roles of women during the biblical periods at various points in their ancient Near Eastern context. This reconstruction will involve an examination of the legal and narrative material of the Old Testament and cross-cultural studies on women and family life in non-industrial countries. Secondly, the course investigates the conceptions of gender in the Old Testament, including key texts such as the creation stories, the stories about the ancestors, the stories about family honor, the female characters of the historical books of the Bible, the books named after women (Ruth, Esther, Judith), the texts symbolizing women as evil (e.g., the foreign woman, the adulterous wife, the whore of Babylon). Finally, the course studies the interpretive work of biblical scholars and how they utilize various historical and literary-critical methodologies in order to bring issues of gender, race, and class to bear upon the biblical text. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 428 - 02 Women & the Old Testament - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

10302 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Kelly M. Wilson

This course explores the topic of women and the Old Testament from several different vantage points. In the first place, it will try to reconstruct the status and roles of women during the biblical periods at various points in their ancient Near Eastern context. This reconstruction will involve an examination of the legal and narrative material of the Old Testament and cross-cultural studies on women and family life in non-industrial countries. Secondly, the course investigates the conceptions of gender in the Old Testament, including key texts such as the creation stories, the stories about the ancestors, the stories about family honor, the female characters of the historical books of the Bible, the books named after women (Ruth, Esther, Judith), the texts symbolizing women as evil (e.g., the foreign woman, the adulterous wife, the whore of Babylon). Finally, the course studies the interpretive work of biblical scholars and how they utilize various historical and literary-critical methodologies in order to bring issues of gender, race, and class to bear upon the biblical text. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 451 - 01 Christianity & Nazism - T W R F - - 0900 - 1200 MCH 109

Days of Week:

- T W R F - -

Time of Day:

0900 - 1200

Location:

MCH 109

Course Registration Number:

10306 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Michael J. Hollerich

This course studies both Catholic and Protestant Christianity in Germany from the First World War to the end of the Second World War. The basic theme is Christianity's relationship with its host culture, and the ways in which the churches, both theologians and lay people, understood that relationship, especially in its political dimension, amidst the crises that convulsed Germany in the twenties, thirties, and forties. Attention is given both to cases that demonstrate the conflict between Christianity and culture, and to cases in which the conflict was not acknowledged, whether through defects of character, theological blind spots, or political miscalculations. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 457 - 01 Theology & Public Discourse - T W R F - - 1300 - 1600 JRC LL62

Days of Week:

- T W R F - -

Time of Day:

1300 - 1600

Location:

JRC LL62

Course Registration Number:

10163 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Marguerite L. Spencer

This course addresses students as citizen believers, mapping out what role they can play in public life. It first examine the Christian tradition and its teachings on responsible citizenship. It then examines the question using legal and political theory from before our founding as a nation through the debates about the nature of our democracy today. The rest of the course is focused on preparing students as citizen believers to enter the public square with their own theological argument on a contemporary political topic of interest to them, which will make public through varied written formats and class debate. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 459 - L01 Theology & Environment - T W R F - - 0900 - 1200 MHC 205

Days of Week:

- T W R F - -

Time of Day:

0900 - 1200

Location:

MHC 205

Course Registration Number:

10273 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Amy M. Levad

This course examines Christian theological and moral reflection on the relation between human activity and the natural environment. It will address environmental issues that are of mutual concern to theologians and the natural or social sciences; thus it will study scientific analysis along with theological perspectives. The course will also review contemporary practices and/or policies that address environmental problems. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

Spring 2019 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
THEO 101 - 01 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 MHC 207

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 0920

Location:

MHC 207

Course Registration Number:

20363 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Marguerite L. Spencer

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 02 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 MHC 202

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 0920

Location:

MHC 202

Course Registration Number:

22614 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Thaddeus P. Wojcik

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 03 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MHC 202

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

MHC 202

Course Registration Number:

22615 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Thaddeus P. Wojcik

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 04 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 MHC 204

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

MHC 204

Course Registration Number:

20572 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Philip E. Stoltzfus

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 05 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 MHC 205

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

MHC 205

Course Registration Number:

20288 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Carissa S. Wyant

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 06 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 SCB 112

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

SCB 112

Course Registration Number:

22616 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Robert C. Koerpel

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 07 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 BEC LL13

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

BEC LL13

Course Registration Number:

20704 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Richard L. Cogill

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 08 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 SCB 112

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

SCB 112

Course Registration Number:

22617 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Robert C. Koerpel

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 09 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 BEC LL13

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

BEC LL13

Course Registration Number:

20289 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Richard L. Cogill

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 41 HONORS Christian Theo Trad M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MHC 206

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

MHC 206

Course Registration Number:

20291 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Marguerite L. Spencer

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 42 HONORS Christian Theol Trad M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MHC 203

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

22608 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mary M. Hoden

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - L01 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 JRC 222

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 0920

Location:

JRC 222

Course Registration Number:

20293 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Elaine C. MacMillan

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - L02 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 JRC 222

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

JRC 222

Course Registration Number:

20294 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Elaine C. MacMillan

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - L04 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 MHC 201

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

MHC 201

Course Registration Number:

21735 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Edward T. Ulrich

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - L05 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 MHC 201

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1440

Location:

MHC 201

Course Registration Number:

21736 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Edward T. Ulrich

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - L06 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 BEC LL15

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1440

Location:

BEC LL15

Course Registration Number:

22618 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Mary M. Hoden

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - L07 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 BEC LL15

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 0940

Location:

BEC LL15

Course Registration Number:

21737 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Frederick W. Nairn

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - W01 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MHC 211

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

MHC 211

Course Registration Number:

20411 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Paul V. Niskanen

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 200 - L01 Christian Belief: Ancient/Cont M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MHC 209

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

MHC 209

Course Registration Number:

21107 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Barbara K. Sain

This course introduces systematic theology, a discipline that tries to understand how Christian doctrines are interrelated with each other and with other beliefs about the world. It explores both traditional and contemporary interpretations of the most significant doctrines in Catholic and Protestant traditions, emphasizing the relationship of scripture, tradition, experience, and reason as sources for Christian theology. The course is structured on the classical "system" of the Nicene Creed, and will focus on the ongoing formation of the doctrines of God, Christ, the Spirit, creation, sin, salvation, and Church. Special emphasis will be given to the role of grace in history and human experience. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 200 - L02 Christian Belief: Ancient/Cont M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 BEC LL07

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1440

Location:

BEC LL07

Course Registration Number:

21108 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Barbara K. Sain

This course introduces systematic theology, a discipline that tries to understand how Christian doctrines are interrelated with each other and with other beliefs about the world. It explores both traditional and contemporary interpretations of the most significant doctrines in Catholic and Protestant traditions, emphasizing the relationship of scripture, tradition, experience, and reason as sources for Christian theology. The course is structured on the classical "system" of the Nicene Creed, and will focus on the ongoing formation of the doctrines of God, Christ, the Spirit, creation, sin, salvation, and Church. Special emphasis will be given to the role of grace in history and human experience. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 205 - 01 Old Testament M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 BEC LL03

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1440

Location:

BEC LL03

Course Registration Number:

20296 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

James M. Trares

An intensive reading and discussion of the Old Testament, also known as the Hebrew scriptures. The course investigates methods of biblical interpretation and the literature and theologies of the Israelite people in their ancient Near Eastern context. In addition, this course explores the Old Testament as a foundational document for the Jewish and Christian traditions (both ancient and modern) in the development of doctrine, in the expressions of worship and in the articulation of moral principles. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 205 - L01 Old Testament M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MHC 209

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

MHC 209

Course Registration Number:

20882 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Eugenia O. Gavrilyuk

An intensive reading and discussion of the Old Testament, also known as the Hebrew scriptures. The course investigates methods of biblical interpretation and the literature and theologies of the Israelite people in their ancient Near Eastern context. In addition, this course explores the Old Testament as a foundational document for the Jewish and Christian traditions (both ancient and modern) in the development of doctrine, in the expressions of worship and in the articulation of moral principles. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 205 - L02 Old Testament M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 MHC 204

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

MHC 204

Course Registration Number:

21741 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Eugenia O. Gavrilyuk

An intensive reading and discussion of the Old Testament, also known as the Hebrew scriptures. The course investigates methods of biblical interpretation and the literature and theologies of the Israelite people in their ancient Near Eastern context. In addition, this course explores the Old Testament as a foundational document for the Jewish and Christian traditions (both ancient and modern) in the development of doctrine, in the expressions of worship and in the articulation of moral principles. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 210 - L01 New Testament M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MHC 207

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

MHC 207

Course Registration Number:

21002 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

David T. Landry

This course involves the student in an intensive historical, literary and theological reading of major portions of the New Testament in the Jewish and Greco-Roman contexts and from the perspective of modern methods of biblical interpretation. In addition, the course explores the New Testament as a foundational document for modern Christian traditions in the development of doctrine, in the expressions of worship and in the articulation of moral principles. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 210 - L02 New Testament M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MHC 207

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

MHC 207

Course Registration Number:

21742 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

David T. Landry

This course involves the student in an intensive historical, literary and theological reading of major portions of the New Testament in the Jewish and Greco-Roman contexts and from the perspective of modern methods of biblical interpretation. In addition, the course explores the New Testament as a foundational document for modern Christian traditions in the development of doctrine, in the expressions of worship and in the articulation of moral principles. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 215 - 01 Christian Morality - T - - - - - 1730 - 2115 JRC 401

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2115

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

20574 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Robert C. Koerpel

This course is an introduction to the principles, methods and topics of Christian theological ethics. The following themes will be addressed: the relation of Christian faith to moral reflection and decision making (both individual and social); the contribution of the Christian tradition to the understanding of the human person (including freedom, sin, conscience, character and grace); the role of the believing community in its relation to culture; and the connection of worship and spirituality to the Christian moral life. Some application will be made to selected issues in personal, professional and social ethics. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 215 - W01 Christian Morality - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 JRC 222

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

JRC 222

Course Registration Number:

21743 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mary K. Twite

This course is an introduction to the principles, methods and topics of Christian theological ethics. The following themes will be addressed: the relation of Christian faith to moral reflection and decision making (both individual and social); the contribution of the Christian tradition to the understanding of the human person (including freedom, sin, conscience, character and grace); the role of the believing community in its relation to culture; and the connection of worship and spirituality to the Christian moral life. Some application will be made to selected issues in personal, professional and social ethics. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 215 - W02 Christian Morality - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 JRC 222

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

JRC 222

Course Registration Number:

21744 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mary K. Twite

This course is an introduction to the principles, methods and topics of Christian theological ethics. The following themes will be addressed: the relation of Christian faith to moral reflection and decision making (both individual and social); the contribution of the Christian tradition to the understanding of the human person (including freedom, sin, conscience, character and grace); the role of the believing community in its relation to culture; and the connection of worship and spirituality to the Christian moral life. Some application will be made to selected issues in personal, professional and social ethics. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 230 - 02 Medieval Theology M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 SCB 329

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

SCB 329

Course Registration Number:

22623 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Steven J. McMichael

A study of the development of Christian Theology from the fall of the Roman Empire until the Renaissance. Special attention will be given to the main themes of the classical Christian views of faith/reason, grace/nature, God/creation in the theologies of such theologians as St. Thomas Aquinas and St. Bonaventure. Other themes that may be treated: the role of monasticism and mendicant life; medieval saints such as St. Francis of Assisi and Catherine of Siena, women's spirituality, mysticism, liturgical developments, religious art and architecture, and the interaction of Christians with Jews and Muslims. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 240 - L01 Prot & Catholic Reformation M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MHC 202

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

MHC 202

Course Registration Number:

21272 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Shirley E. Jordon

An investigation of the origins of the Protestant tradition through the writings of Martin Luther, John Calvin, Ulrich Zwingli, and the Radical reformers, among others. This course also examines the Roman Catholic response, especially as articulated by Ignatius of Loyola, Teresa of Avila, and the Council of Trent. Attention will be given to the theological issues which emerged, as well as views on marriage and family life, religious and political authority, and the status of women. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 240 - L02 Prot & Catholic Reformation M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 MHC 202

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

MHC 202

Course Registration Number:

21273 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Shirley E. Jordon

An investigation of the origins of the Protestant tradition through the writings of Martin Luther, John Calvin, Ulrich Zwingli, and the Radical reformers, among others. This course also examines the Roman Catholic response, especially as articulated by Ignatius of Loyola, Teresa of Avila, and the Council of Trent. Attention will be given to the theological issues which emerged, as well as views on marriage and family life, religious and political authority, and the status of women. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 251 - W01 Global Christianity - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MHC 209

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

MHC 209

Course Registration Number:

21274 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Gerald W. Schlabach

The history of Christianity is a history of enculturation in diverse geographical and cultural settings. This course examines both the history and implications of this enculturation in various contexts, and investigates the resources that Christian theology and tradition offer for guiding how Christians live out their faith across cultures. Specific topics may include: the worldwide growth of Pentecostal/Charismatic Christianity; implications for the ecclesiology of the Roman Catholic and other historic churches; how Christians in different cultures read the Bible; the development of non-Western Christianities until the present day; and the Christian duty of global solidarity and its potential to reshape national, ethnic and class loyalties. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 251 - W02 Global Christianity - - W - - - - 1730 - 2115 JRC 246

Days of Week:

- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2115

Location:

JRC 246

Course Registration Number:

21275 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Gerald W. Schlabach

The history of Christianity is a history of enculturation in diverse geographical and cultural settings. This course examines both the history and implications of this enculturation in various contexts, and investigates the resources that Christian theology and tradition offer for guiding how Christians live out their faith across cultures. Specific topics may include: the worldwide growth of Pentecostal/Charismatic Christianity; implications for the ecclesiology of the Roman Catholic and other historic churches; how Christians in different cultures read the Bible; the development of non-Western Christianities until the present day; and the Christian duty of global solidarity and its potential to reshape national, ethnic and class loyalties. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 310 - 01 Christian Worship M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 MHC 210

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

MHC 210

Course Registration Number:

20575 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Thaddeus P. Wojcik

A study of Christian communal worship from historical, social science, and theological perspectives. This course examines worship as the sanctification of time, space, and life. It also includes a comparison and contrast of Eastern (Orthodox) and Western (Lutheran, Anglican, Reformed, Baptist, Methodist, Quaker, Frontier, Pentecostal) worship practices with those of Roman Catholics. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 310 - L01 Christian Worship M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MHC 201

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

MHC 201

Course Registration Number:

21179 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mary M. Hoden

A study of Christian communal worship from historical, social science, and theological perspectives. This course examines worship as the sanctification of time, space, and life. It also includes a comparison and contrast of Eastern (Orthodox) and Western (Lutheran, Anglican, Reformed, Baptist, Methodist, Quaker, Frontier, Pentecostal) worship practices with those of Roman Catholics. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 325 - L01 Catholic Social Tradition - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 BEC LL13

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 0940

Location:

BEC LL13

Course Registration Number:

22626 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Bernard V. Brady

This course examines Catholic reflection on social structures and patterns of moral behavior as they are expressed in economic, social and political contexts. Focus topics might include: social virtues, the role of religion in the public realm, understanding of the person in relation to society and the state, the defense of the dignity of the person, the promotion of the common good, the use of force and the meaning of justice within and between communities. Possible sources for this course might include selections from classic biblical, patristic and medieval texts; papal, conciliar and episcopal documents; writings of modern and contemporary Catholic social theorists; and social movements inspired by the tradition. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 325 - L02 Catholic Social Tradition - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 BEC LL13

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

BEC LL13

Course Registration Number:

22627 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Bernard V. Brady

This course examines Catholic reflection on social structures and patterns of moral behavior as they are expressed in economic, social and political contexts. Focus topics might include: social virtues, the role of religion in the public realm, understanding of the person in relation to society and the state, the defense of the dignity of the person, the promotion of the common good, the use of force and the meaning of justice within and between communities. Possible sources for this course might include selections from classic biblical, patristic and medieval texts; papal, conciliar and episcopal documents; writings of modern and contemporary Catholic social theorists; and social movements inspired by the tradition. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 352 - 01 The Pentateuch - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 MHC 201

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 0940

Location:

MHC 201

Course Registration Number:

22628 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Kelly M. Wilson

Critical and in-depth investigations of various Pentateuchal traditions: Primeval Stories; Patriarchs; Exodus; Sinai Covenant; Laws; Entry into Canaan. Particular emphasis will be focused on their origin, transmission, mutual relationships and final theological unity. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 352 - 02 The Pentateuch - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 MHC 201

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

MHC 201

Course Registration Number:

22629 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Kelly M. Wilson

Critical and in-depth investigations of various Pentateuchal traditions: Primeval Stories; Patriarchs; Exodus; Sinai Covenant; Laws; Entry into Canaan. Particular emphasis will be focused on their origin, transmission, mutual relationships and final theological unity. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 360 - L01 Contemp Cath Theologians M - - - - - - 1730 - 2115 JRC 201

Days of Week:

M - - - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2115

Location:

JRC 201

Course Registration Number:

22630 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Barbara K. Sain

This course concentrates on the study of two to four influential Catholic systematic theologians of the 20th and 21st centuries within their historical, cultural, and philosophical contexts. The course will alternate between the study of the prominent themes and concerns of the modern and post-modern world, and the theologians' varied responses to these issues through substantial primary text reading and discussion. The Second Vatican Council's impact upon systematic work will be measured as well. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 373 - L01 Person & Mission of Jesus M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MHC 203

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

21746 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Joseph C. Hurtuk

This course explores New Testament understandings of some of the titles of Jesus, such as Christ, Lord, and Savior, and investigates the development of Christological doctrine in the early centuries of Christianity. Consideration will also be given to some modern Christological questions. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 373 - L02 Person & Mission of Jesus M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 MHC 203

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

21747 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Joseph C. Hurtuk

This course explores New Testament understandings of some of the titles of Jesus, such as Christ, Lord, and Savior, and investigates the development of Christological doctrine in the early centuries of Christianity. Consideration will also be given to some modern Christological questions. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 391 - D01 Majors/Minors Seminar M - W - F - - 1330 - 1440 BEC 106

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1440

Location:

BEC 106

Course Registration Number:

20632 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Staff

A capstone experience for theology majors and minors. The subject matter of this course, announced in the annual Class Schedule, will vary from year to year, but will not duplicate already existing theology courses. Students explore, in seminar format, a particular theological theme or issue form the perspective of at least three of the four sub-disciplines of theology (biblical, systematic, historical, moral). Under the guidance of the instructor, students will complete a major research project. Prerequisite: a minimum of sixteen credits in theology, including THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 394 - W01 Death and the Afterlife M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 MHC 211

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 0920

Location:

MHC 211

Course Registration Number:

20554 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mark E. DelCogliano

This course explores Christian and non-Christian conceptions of death and afterlife. It focuses on Christian theological views, but also considers Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, and Buddhist conceptions. Specific topics addressed will be ideas of judgment, heaven, purgatory, hell, reincarnation, and accounts of near-death experiences. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 394 - W02 Death and the Afterlife M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MHC 211

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

MHC 211

Course Registration Number:

21180 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mark E. DelCogliano

This course explores Christian and non-Christian conceptions of death and afterlife. It focuses on Christian theological views, but also considers Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, and Buddhist conceptions. Specific topics addressed will be ideas of judgment, heaven, purgatory, hell, reincarnation, and accounts of near-death experiences. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 403 - 01 Theology and Genetics M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 MCH 232

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 0920

Location:

MCH 232

Course Registration Number:

22652 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

In the half-century since Watson and Crick first deduced the structure of DNA (1953), our knowledge of the fundamental properties of organic life has grown exponentially. So too has our ability to manipulate those properties for the relief of suffering and the improvement of human life. Our continued pursuit of genetic knowledge and the application of that knowledge to human life have sparked vigorous debate on a variety of distinct but related levels of inquiry: scientific, practical, moral, political, philosophical, and theological. This course aims to introduce students to a representative sampling of these debates. It emphasizes the inescapably theological dimension underlying them all. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 403 - 02 Theology and Genetics M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MCH 232

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

MCH 232

Course Registration Number:

22653 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

In the half-century since Watson and Crick first deduced the structure of DNA (1953), our knowledge of the fundamental properties of organic life has grown exponentially. So too has our ability to manipulate those properties for the relief of suffering and the improvement of human life. Our continued pursuit of genetic knowledge and the application of that knowledge to human life have sparked vigorous debate on a variety of distinct but related levels of inquiry: scientific, practical, moral, political, philosophical, and theological. This course aims to introduce students to a representative sampling of these debates. It emphasizes the inescapably theological dimension underlying them all. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 421 - 01 Theologies of Justice & Peace - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MHC 205

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

MHC 205

Course Registration Number:

20634 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Carissa S. Wyant

An examination of the views of various religions and ideologies on issues of justice and peace, with special attention to the Catholic and other Christian teachings on such issues as war and peace, violence, economic justice, the environment, criminal justice, and social justice. Special attention is given to how fundamental presuppositions and principles of each group studied affect their views on justice and peace, and contribute to or hinder dialogue and peaceful interaction with other groups. In addition to Christianity, students will study (at least) one far eastern worldview (e.g. Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism), one tribal religion (Native American, African Tribal), Islam, and one secular worldview (e.g. Marxism, capitalism, secular humanism). Students are required to investigate one worldview in depth through a semester-long research project. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 421 - 02 Theologies of Justice & Peace - - - R - - - 1730 - 2115 JRC 222

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2115

Location:

JRC 222

Course Registration Number:

21277 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Carissa S. Wyant

An examination of the views of various religions and ideologies on issues of justice and peace, with special attention to the Catholic and other Christian teachings on such issues as war and peace, violence, economic justice, the environment, criminal justice, and social justice. Special attention is given to how fundamental presuppositions and principles of each group studied affect their views on justice and peace, and contribute to or hinder dialogue and peaceful interaction with other groups. In addition to Christianity, students will study (at least) one far eastern worldview (e.g. Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism), one tribal religion (Native American, African Tribal), Islam, and one secular worldview (e.g. Marxism, capitalism, secular humanism). Students are required to investigate one worldview in depth through a semester-long research project. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 421 - L01 Theologies of Justice & Peace - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 JRC 246

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

JRC 246

Course Registration Number:

20633 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Frederick W. Nairn

An examination of the views of various religions and ideologies on issues of justice and peace, with special attention to the Catholic and other Christian teachings on such issues as war and peace, violence, economic justice, the environment, criminal justice, and social justice. Special attention is given to how fundamental presuppositions and principles of each group studied affect their views on justice and peace, and contribute to or hinder dialogue and peaceful interaction with other groups. In addition to Christianity, students will study (at least) one far eastern worldview (e.g. Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism), one tribal religion (Native American, African Tribal), Islam, and one secular worldview (e.g. Marxism, capitalism, secular humanism). Students are required to investigate one worldview in depth through a semester-long research project. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 422 - 01 Christ Faith & Mgmt Profesn - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 JRC 246

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

JRC 246

Course Registration Number:

21748 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Paul J. Wojda, Thomas D. Maines

What is a good manager and how does he or she contribute to the common good? This course pursues these questions within the Christian social tradition broadly understood through an exploration of the theological relationship between work as a vocation and leisure as contemplation. Within this theological context, the course examines the financial, organizational, technological, and cultural forces that managers and organizations encounter daily. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 422 - 02 Christ Faith & Mgmt Profesn - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

21174 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Angela Senander

This section has the additional prerequisite of MGMT 305

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 422 - 03 Christ Faith & Mgmt Profesn - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

21793 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Angela Senander

This section has the additional prerequisite of MGMT 305

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 423 - L01 Christian Marriage M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MCH 106

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

MCH 106

Course Registration Number:

20635 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Paul V. Niskanen

This course is designed to acquaint students with the theology of Christian marriage, understood as covenant relationship and as sacrament, that is, an effective sign of God's love in our world. Primary though not exclusive emphasis will be on the Roman Catholic tradition. Students will also examine contemporary cultural attitudes toward sexuality, marriage, and the family in the light of Christian theology. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 423 - L02 Christian Marriage M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 SCB 112

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1440

Location:

SCB 112

Course Registration Number:

20636 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Paul V. Niskanen

This course is designed to acquaint students with the theology of Christian marriage, understood as covenant relationship and as sacrament, that is, an effective sign of God's love in our world. Primary though not exclusive emphasis will be on the Roman Catholic tradition. Students will also examine contemporary cultural attitudes toward sexuality, marriage, and the family in the light of Christian theology. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 423 - W01 Christian Marriage - - - R - - - 1730 - 2115 JRC 246

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2115

Location:

JRC 246

Course Registration Number:

21749 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mary K. Twite

This course is designed to acquaint students with the theology of Christian marriage, understood as covenant relationship and as sacrament, that is, an effective sign of God's love in our world. Primary though not exclusive emphasis will be on the Roman Catholic tradition. Students will also examine contemporary cultural attitudes toward sexuality, marriage, and the family in the light of Christian theology. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 424 - 01 Christianity/World Religion - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 BEC LL17

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

BEC LL17

Course Registration Number:

21109 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Jennifer M. Sanders

This course is a comparison of the teachings and practices of Christianity with the teachings and practices of selected non-Christian religions, for example, American Indian (Lakota), Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism. The aim of the course will be to clarify similarities and differences between Christianity and other religions, to reflect on the problem posed by religious pluralism in modern culture, and to develop a Christian theology of world religions. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 424 - L01 Christianity/World Religion M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 JRC 222

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

JRC 222

Course Registration Number:

21005 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Elaine C. MacMillan

This course is a comparison of the teachings and practices of Christianity with the teachings and practices of selected non-Christian religions, for example, American Indian (Lakota), Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism. The aim of the course will be to clarify similarities and differences between Christianity and other religions, to reflect on the problem posed by religious pluralism in modern culture, and to develop a Christian theology of world religions. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 426 - 01 Islam M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 MHC 208

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 0920

Location:

MHC 208

Course Registration Number:

21278 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Staff

This course is designed to familiarize students with the basic beliefs and practices of Islam in its diverse cultural expressions worldwide, including worship, family life, and intellectual and artistic traditions. Through a close reading of Qur'anic and biblical texts, students will consider how Islam is both similar to and different from the other two major monotheistic faiths, Judaism and Christianity. Finally, the course will examine how both Islam and Christianity are meeting the challenges of modern culture. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 426 - 02 Islam M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MCH 111

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

MCH 111

Course Registration Number:

22631 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

This course is designed to familiarize students with the basic beliefs and practices of Islam in its diverse cultural expressions worldwide, including worship, family life, and intellectual and artistic traditions. Through a close reading of Qur'anic and biblical texts, students will consider how Islam is both similar to and different from the other two major monotheistic faiths, Judaism and Christianity. Finally, the course will examine how both Islam and Christianity are meeting the challenges of modern culture. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

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THEO 427 - W01 Evil & Suffering M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MHC 211

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

MHC 211

Course Registration Number:

21765 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Mark E. DelCogliano

This course analyzes some of the most profound evils of the modern era, and attempts to relate them to traditional and contemporary discussions of divine and human responsibility. It is especially concerned with the unique features of modern evils, including their presence in certain social structures, political systems and scientific technologies. Specific subjects for study, which will vary from year to year, may include, the Holocaust; slave trade; genocidal colonization in Africa, Asia, and the Americas; the threat of nuclear annihilation. This course investigates how religious faith might be re-interpreted in light of these evils, and whether the notion of a suffering deity is theologically appropriate for Christian faith. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

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THEO 431 - L01 Women in the Early Church - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 BEC LL15

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

BEC LL15

Course Registration Number:

21279 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Susan E. Myers

The literature of early Christianity is filled with ambiguity concerning women's role in the churches and in the story of salvation. Women's subordination was justified on the basis of Eve's role in bringing evil and sin into the world. At the same time, women were presented as heroines and models of the ideal Christian life. They held roles of leadership within early church communities, even while early church writers argued against their right to do so. This course will examine a wide range of primary texts by and about women in the early Christian churches in order to explore the relationship between faith and culture as the context for understanding women's role and status in the early church. It will also look at ways in which these texts might be relevant for the modern context. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

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Location Time Day(s)
THEO 432 - 01 Black Religious Experience M - - - - - - 1730 - 2115 JRC 401

Days of Week:

M - - - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2115

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

21751 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Ry O. Siggelkow

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 the questions of Black Catholic theology in America today. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

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THEO 436 - 01 Chrstian Fath & Legal Profes M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 MCH 229

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

MCH 229

Course Registration Number:

21752 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Marguerite L. Spencer

If to work is to share in the creative activity of God, then what specific challenge does this pose for an attorney given the grinding realities of the legal profession? If to be a professional is to live out a tripartite relationship between self, client, and a higher standard, then how does an attorney determine, much less respond to such a standard? Through a close reading of a variety of theological texts, treaties, case studies and rules of professional conduct, this course will address these questions and, in so doing, attempt to fashion a paradigm for the Christian practice of law. Within this paradigm, emphasis will be placed on the meaning of justice, law, rights and responsibilities. An ethic of care that fosters the development of a compassionate world and a common life will be emphasized. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 437 - 01 Chrstn Faith & Hlth Care Prof. - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 SCB 329

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

SCB 329

Course Registration Number:

22632 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Paul J. Wojda

What is a good health care professional? This course pursues this question and possible answers to it, from a historical, moral, and theological point of view. Reading and discussion will be guided by a detailed investigation of the scientific/technological, economic, and cultural forces that are presently complicating our traditional understanding of health care. Emphasis throughout will be on the Christian tradition of moral inquiry as a resource for responding to this question. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

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THEO 450 - L01 Theology & Mass Media - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 SCB 325

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

SCB 325

Course Registration Number:

22633 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

David T. Landry

This course will analyze and evaluate the coverage of religion and religious issues in the mass media (primarily in newspaper and magazines) and analyze religiously-inspired or religiously-themed media products (primarily in films, radio, television programs, and books). This course attempts to develop skills in detecting the religious thread in the tapestry of modern culture, interpreting the theological content in popular culture, critically analyzing the coverage of religion in the news, and appreciating the ways in which the finest examples of religiously-themed popular culture have advanced the theological conversation of which all modern believers are a part. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

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Location Time Day(s)
THEO 451 - 01 Christianity & Nazism - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 JRC 246

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 0940

Location:

JRC 246

Course Registration Number:

22634 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Michael J. Hollerich

This course studies both Catholic and Protestant Christianity in Germany from the First World War to the end of the Second World War. The basic theme is Christianity's relationship with its host culture, and the ways in which the churches, both theologians and lay people, understood that relationship, especially in its political dimension, amidst the crises that convulsed Germany in the twenties, thirties, and forties. Attention is given both to cases that demonstrate the conflict between Christianity and culture, and to cases in which the conflict was not acknowledged, whether through defects of character, theological blind spots, or political miscalculations. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 451 - 02 Christianity & Nazism - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 BEC LL03

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

BEC LL03

Course Registration Number:

22635 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Michael J. Hollerich

This course studies both Catholic and Protestant Christianity in Germany from the First World War to the end of the Second World War. The basic theme is Christianity's relationship with its host culture, and the ways in which the churches, both theologians and lay people, understood that relationship, especially in its political dimension, amidst the crises that convulsed Germany in the twenties, thirties, and forties. Attention is given both to cases that demonstrate the conflict between Christianity and culture, and to cases in which the conflict was not acknowledged, whether through defects of character, theological blind spots, or political miscalculations. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 453 - 01 Theology & Art - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 SCB 324

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

SCB 324

Course Registration Number:

21280 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Philip E. Stoltzfus

Through the ages, the relationship between theology and the arts has been mutually enriching, resulting in some of the world's masterpieces of visual art, architecture, music, and literature. The relationship, too, has been strained by iconoclastic movements which express fear that the arts tempt people with idolatry. In this course, students will consider the theological dimensions of the complex relationship between theology and the arts. Emphasis on historical periods, themes, doctrines, intersections, and types of art will vary according to the expertise of the instructors. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, one Art History course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 453 - 02 Theology & Art - T - R - - - 1535 - 1700 MHC 210

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1535 - 1700

Location:

MHC 210

Course Registration Number:

21281 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Philip E. Stoltzfus

Through the ages, the relationship between theology and the arts has been mutually enriching, resulting in some of the world's masterpieces of visual art, architecture, music, and literature. The relationship, too, has been strained by iconoclastic movements which express fear that the arts tempt people with idolatry. In this course, students will consider the theological dimensions of the complex relationship between theology and the arts. Emphasis on historical periods, themes, doctrines, intersections, and types of art will vary according to the expertise of the instructors. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, one Art History course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 459 - L01 Theology & Environment - T - R - - - 1330 - 1515 MHC 211

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1515

Location:

MHC 211

Course Registration Number:

21282 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Cara L. Anthony, Thomas A. Hickson

This course examines Christian theological and moral reflection on the relation between human activity and the natural environment. It will address environmental issues that are of mutual concern to theologians and the natural or social sciences; thus it will study scientific analysis along with theological perspectives. The course will also review contemporary practices and/or policies that address environmental problems. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 459 - L02 Theology & Environment - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 MHC 211

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 0940

Location:

MHC 211

Course Registration Number:

22636 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Amy M. Levad

This course examines Christian theological and moral reflection on the relation between human activity and the natural environment. It will address environmental issues that are of mutual concern to theologians and the natural or social sciences; thus it will study scientific analysis along with theological perspectives. The course will also review contemporary practices and/or policies that address environmental problems. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

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THEO 462 - W02 Theo and Lit - C.S. Lewis - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MHC 203

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

22637 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Philip A. Rolnick

This is a Bridge Course whose readings will focus primarily on C.S. Lewis's literary works, especially, but not exclusively, on his fiction. The course will also include some critical works, both Lewis's as well as others' work about Lewis. In addition, numerous biblical passages will be examined, including the parables of Jesus, which, as a parallel to Lewis's work, can demonstrate the theological possibility of narrative. Class lectures and readings in and about Lewis will explore Christian theology and its interdisciplinary relations to literature, especially myth. Through the lens of Lewis's literature, historical, philosophical, moral, educational, and global issues will be considered. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 462 - W41 HONORS Theo & Lit-C.S. Lewis - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 SCB 101

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

SCB 101

Course Registration Number:

21184 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Philip A. Rolnick

This is a Bridge Course whose readings will focus primarily on C.S. Lewis's literary works, especially, but not exclusively, on his fiction. The course will also include some critical works, both Lewis's as well as others' work about Lewis. In addition, numerous biblical passages will be examined, including the parables of Jesus, which, as a parallel to Lewis's work, can demonstrate the theological possibility of narrative. Class lectures and readings in and about Lewis will explore Christian theology and its interdisciplinary relations to literature, especially myth. Through the lens of Lewis's literature, historical, philosophical, moral, educational, and global issues will be considered. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course and PHIL 115

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Location Time Day(s)
THEO 467 - 01 Muslim & Christian Dialogue M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 SCB 329

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1440

Location:

SCB 329

Course Registration Number:

22638 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Steven J. McMichael

This course will explore what Christianity and Islam have in common, where they differ, and what are the most fruitful points of dialogue between the two religions. We will examine both Muslim and Christian perspectives on a range of topics, including God, revelation/prophecy, Jesus, Muhammad, scripture, human nature, women and marriage, morality, peace and war, religion and politics, salvation, and eschatology. We will also consider some ongoing examples of Muslim-Christian dialogue, as well as papal statements concerning Islam and Muslim responses to those statements. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 468 - L01 Interreligious Encounter - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OEC 210

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

OEC 210

Course Registration Number:

21764 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Hans S. Gustafson

In the last half century religious diversity in the West has rapidly increased, bringing people from different religious traditions into daily contact. This has resulted in new conflicts, sometimes in violence, but also in new collaborations and friendships. Drawing on several approaches to interreligious conflict and relations, this course will examine the dynamic encounters that take place between and among people of different religious identities and ask students to reflect on their own role in religiously complex situations. Students will consider this interreligious reality and their role in it against the backdrop of their own individual relationship to spirituality, faith, and theology. To foster interreligious understanding beyond the classroom, students in this course will directly engage with the religious diversity of Minneapolis-St. Paul. This course is a community-engagement course requiring a minimum of 15 hours of interreligious community engagement for all students enrolled (NOTE: service hours may contribute toward BUSN 200 requirement when BUSN200 is taken in same semester). Prerequisites: THEO 101, and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 472 - W01 Theology and Public Health - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 MHC 211

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

MHC 211

Course Registration Number:

22640 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Amy C. Finnegan, Kimberly J. Vrudny

This course will explore the relationship between theology and the public health professions. "Public health" is a term that refers to the art and science of a society's efforts to prevent disease and to promote health and human thriving. Topics will include biblical, theological, ethical, sociological, and epidemiological approaches to gender and economic-based disparities in health care. Special attention will be given to the religious dimension of global responses to crises in public health. Focus of sections will vary depending on the expertise of the faculty. Prerequisites: Theo 101, a 200 or 300 level THEO course, and PHIL 115

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