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THEO 7012 The Eucharist in Christian Tradition (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

“Every day since the middle of the first century, Christians have gathered together around bread and wine, thanked God and received it as the body and blood of Christ” (Jaroslav Pelikan). Through the close reading of representative primary texts from a variety of authors and contexts, this course will explore Eucharistic theologies from early to post-modern Christianity, including Augustine, Hugh of St. Victor, Thomas Aquinas, Catherine of Siena, Calvin, Zwingli, the Council of Trent, and Emmanuel Falque. (NB: Latin not required, but strongly recommended).

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Boyd Taylor Coolman

Prerequisites: Latin (recommended).

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17