Oct 20, 2020  
2020-2021 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog
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TH 340 - Theology of the Body


This course will explore Pope John Paul II’s “theology of the body” in order to come to a deeper understanding of the theological meaning of the embodiment of the human person. It will examine theological issues pertaining to creation, sin, and redemption, as well as ethical and moral issues of human sexuality and gender.

Course Learning Objectives
  • Identify the structure of the theology of the body 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: September and June



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