Oct 01, 2020  
2020-2021 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog
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TH 586 - Theology of the Liturgy


This course explores the theology of Christian liturgy, beginning with its Jewish antecedents, its foundations in the New Testament, and its develoment through the renewal of Vatican II to the present day.

Prerequisites & Notes
TH 580 Theolgy of the Sacraments

Course Learning Objectives
  • Outline the historical development of the liturgy
  • Describe the liturgical reform promulgated in Sacrosanctum Concilium, including early twentieth century influences
  • Assess the implementation of the liturgical reforms of Vatican II from 1965 to the present
  • Identify the role of liturgy in the development of culture
  • Compare and analyze the form and content of a variety of liturgies


Credits: 3

Offered: September and March



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