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Fred Nairn

Senior Adjunct Professor
Office
JRC 144
Phone
(651) 962-5314
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5323
Fax
651-962-5310
Mail
Mail #JRC 153, University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave.
St. Paul MN 55105


Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
THEO 101 - L10 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 JRC 414
CRN: 42773 4 Credit Hours 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.

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THEO 101 - L11 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 JRC 414
CRN: 42774 4 Credit Hours 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.

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THEO 421 - 02 Theologies of Justice & Peace - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 JRC 246
CRN: 41408 4 Credit Hours 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

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J-Term 2018 Courses

J-Term 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
THEO 101 - L01 Christian Theo Tradition - T W R F - - 0900 - 1200 MHC 203
CRN: 10037 4 Credit Hours 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.

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Spring 2018 Courses

Spring 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
THEO 101 - L05 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 MHC 202
CRN: 22507 4 Credit Hours 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.

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THEO 101 - L06 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 MHC 202
CRN: 22508 4 Credit Hours 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.

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THEO 421 - 02 Theologies of Justice & Peace - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OEC 310
CRN: 21662 4 Credit Hours 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

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