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Through an examination of the Book of Common Prayer and a Catholic textbook on the sacraments, the candidate will be introduced to the vocabulary and basic theological understanding of the Sacraments of the Church. The Scriptural origins and historical development of the sacraments will be explored, with an emphasis on their understanding and place in western Catholicism and the Anglican tradition.

Classical philosophy, along with the language of the biblical texts themselves, has provided a framework and foundational language for the theological thought of the Church almost from the beginning. Accordingly, the understanding of theology is enhanced with a familiarity of philosophical thought and language.  T100 - Christian Philosophy provides this foundation by introducing important terms, concepts, and figures of classical philosophy and the relational framework to the Christian faith and message.

This course will offer an in-depth study of the first five books of the Old Testament. Attention will be given to theological message, literary structure, and the history of the interpretation of these texts within the Church. Themes to be explored will include creation, covenant, law, and liturgy and priesthood, seen within the context of God’s oikonomia, of Family Plan of Salvation.      

This course is divided into two parts, taken over two terms, examining the Scriptures attributed by the Church to the Apostle and Evangelist, Saint John. Part one will study the theological nature of St. John’s Gospel, particularly as it defines the catholic understanding of the nature of Christ and the sacraments. Part two will study the Epistles of St. John and the Apocalypse (Revelation).  In addition, the connections, both thematic and structural, between the Gospel and the Apocalypse will be explored.

This course is divided into two parts, taken over two terms, examining the Pauline and Pastoral Epistles of the New Testament, particularly as these Epistles define the orthodox catholic understanding of the Christian Faith.  Emphasis is placed on the organization, literary genres, formation, and theology of the texts, as well as their importance for the origins, development, theology and doctrines of the Christian Church.    

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