Oct 01, 2020  
2020-2021 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog
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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
TH 505 Catholic Moral Theology

Course Learning Objectives

  • Explain the major themes of John Paul II’s theology of the body
  • Identify the structure of the work and its main points
  • 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 March



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