Oct 27, 2021  
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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TH 313 - History of Black Catholics in the Church

This course explores the history of Black Catholics in the Church, highlighting various saints and holy men and women from the early Church through the present, and culminating with the contemporary experience of Black Catholics in the United States.

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

  • Assess the social, intellectual, cultural, and religious characteristics of the major periods of Black Catholic history;
  • Identify key figures of Black Catholic history;
  • Critically evaluate personal religious and cultural assumptions;
  • Analyze and evaluate pastoral issues regarding religious education and evangelization in the Black Catholic community.

Credits: 3

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