This course involves an introduction to the field of theology as
an academic discipline with a body of writing, methods, and
interpretations. It is concerned with how to successfully study
theology, including basic library research methodology and critical
thinking. Students will build a basic understanding of the whole of
theology through an introduction of its parts: Old Testament and
New Testament literature, Who is Jesus?, What is the Church?, Grace
and the Sacraments, Christian Morality, Social Justice, Judaism and
the Church, the Islamic religion and the Church, and Catholic
theology in a global context.
Note: Designated courses for the Undergraduate Certificate
in Pastoral Studies.