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TMST 8016 Seminar: Global Catholicism in the Twenty-First Century (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This seminar traces the evolution of global Catholicism in the light of demographic shifts within the Roman Catholic Church from 1910-2010. Drawing upon insights and perspectives from church history, ecclesiology, theology, world mission studies, and post-colonial theory, the seminar examines the interactive dynamics of faith and culture as it explores the transformation of Roman Catholic ecclesial consciousness in the twenty-first century. Additional resources for research and analysis include the working documents, proceedings, and outcomes of recent Special Synods as well as international, regional, and national General Conferences of Episcopal Conferences, Assemblies of Conferences of Religious, and World Youth Days.


Instructor(s): Margaret Guider, O.S.F.

Prerequisites: Foundational course in ecclesiology

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Last Updated: 31-Mar-15