May 05, 2021  
2020-2021 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2020-2021 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog
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TH 580 - Theology of the Sacraments

This course provides a biblical, historical, and theological treatment of the Catholic sacraments. It discusses Christ as the primordial sacrament, Church as sacrament, and the individual sacraments.

Course Learning Objectives
  • Describe how the sacraments fit into God’s plan of salvation through the grace of Christ working in the Church
  • Explain classical terminology pertaining to sacramental theology
  • Discuss the main theological emphases of the sacramental teaching of the Council of Trent and the Second Vatican Council
  • Explain the history of scaramental theology
  • Correlating sacramental characters with the role of the visibility of the Church
  • Explain significant theological aspects of each of the seven sacraments

Credits: 3

Offered: Every Term

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