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TMST 7010 Doctrine of God (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

Using classical authors and contemporary approaches, this course considers how the Christian experience and understanding of God can be authentically (re)interpreted in the context of religious pluralism and contemporary challenges to religious faith, including science and the "new atheism" and the problem of suffering and evil. Topics include the nature of religious experience and faith, the development of doctrine, divine agency, the relationship between religion and science, and Ignatian spirituality. Readings from Catherine LaCugna, Elizabeth Johnson, Karl Rahner, John Haught, J-B. Metz, John Paul II, Jon Sobrino, William Barry, and Roger Haight.


Instructor(s): Randy Sachs, S.J.

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13