TH 106 - Foundations of Catholic Doctrine
An introduction to the concept of Divine Revelation, its sources, and its relationship to human reason. The course considers the importance of a Catholic catechesis on creation for one’s understanding of the meaning of life (its origin and end), and how different beliefs about creation result in conflicting worldviews.
Prerequisites & Notes
This course is required for the Certificate in Catholic Catechesis and also may be taken as an elective in undergraduate theology programs.
Course Learning Objectives
1.) Define Divine Revelation
2.) Describe the two sources of divine revelation
3.) Explain the Catholic understanding of Creation and its implications for the meaning of life
4.) Describe select modern worldviews (including pantheism, dualism, gnosticism, deism, and materialism) and how they differ from the Catholic worldview
5) Describe the role of faith in the life of the Church
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