TH 582 - Theology of the Body
This course explores the major themes of the integral humanism of John Paul II’s Theology of the Body in order to reach a deeper understanding of the theological meaning of the embodiment of the human person. The course will analyze the text against the background of Catholic doctrine concerning theological anthropology, sin, and sexual ethics.
Prerequisites & Notes
This course is offered online as part of the Theology curriculum with monthly start dates.
It will also be offered during the 2017 summer session with an on campus component.
Assignments: 6 Units
Interactivity: Discussion Board
Final Assessment: None
Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:
- Identify the structure of the work and its main points.
- Explain the major themes of John Paul II’s theology of the body.
- Analyze the text against the background of Catholic doctrine concerning theological anthropology, sin, and sexual ethics.
- Assess the theological value of John Paul II’s theology of the body.
Credits: 3 Offered: Online; Summer 2017, Week 1
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