Apr 09, 2020  
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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TH 613 - 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 completing 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;
  • Contribute to the ways the history of Black Catholics can be maintained and nurtured for future generations;
  • Practice basic skills in the area of presenting on the history of Black Catholics.

Credits: 3

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