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TMST 7020 The Church (Fall/Spring/Summer: 3 )


Course Description

The ecclesial dimension of Christian faith is the focal point of this course. The course will locate the church within both a Trinitarian theology and a theological anthropology. Specific topics for exploration include the place of the church in the Creed, the sacramentality of the church, a theology of mission, and of structure and authority. The course will also explore current issues shaping the church's life and its place in the wider culture.


Instructor(s): Margaret Guider, OSF and Richard Lennan

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: This 3-credit course will be offered summer 2017, July 17-August 3, 2017 (Monday-Thursday) from 8:45-11:45 a.m. by Rev. Richard Lennan. This course will be offered fall 2017 by Rev. Richard Lennan and spring 2018 by Margaret Guider, OSF. Please note for summer: Given the brevity of these courses, it is essential that students come prepared to engage in learning the very first day. To facilitate this, each course has 'Pre-Class' work to complete. This generally includes reading and often requires a written essay to be submitted before or on the first day of class. See the summer course webpage: http://www.bc.edu/schools/stm/summer/summercourses.html for more information.


Last Updated: 27-Mar-17