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    Saint Joseph's College: Online Programs
  Nov 18, 2017
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online
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TH 562 - Foundations in Religious Education

This course provides an overview of the history of religious education and catechesis. It also examines best practices in Catholic religious education.

Assignment Overview
Assignments: 5 Units

Interactivity: Discussion Board

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following: 

  • Understand the ministry of Catechesis, its tasks, nature, and purpose and the object of Catechesis. 
  • Grasp the Source and sources of Catechesis. 
  • Understand the Deposit of Faith. 
  • Become more deeply familiar with the Symbol of Faith. 
  • Become familiar with the significant historical moments within Catechetics. 
  • Become acquainted with selected key catechetical figures throughout history and recognize the methodology used throughout history. 
  • Strengthen your own knowledge of the Catholic faith by reading primary catechetical resources throughout the Church’s history. 
  • Engage with the key genres of Catechesis: initiation homilies, catechisms, and directories. 
  • Understand “evangelizing catechesis.”

Credits: 3

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