Oct 22, 2020  
2020-2021 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog
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TH 227 - The Intercultural Catholic Church


This course will explore the intercultural nature of the Catholic Church, the impact of its missionary activity, and cultural challenges it faces. Additionally, liturgical life and popular devotions from around the world will be examined.

Course Learning Objectives
  • Describe the intercultural nature of the Catholic Church
  • Explain the Catholic Church’s practice of inculturation and how it relates to evangelization
  • Evaluate the impact of the Catholic Church’s missionary activity
  • Elaborate on the cultural challenges faced by the Cathoilc Church in various regions of the world
  • Compare popular Catholic devotions from various regions of the world
  • Integrate key concepts for effective intercultural ministry


Credits: 3

Offered: September and March



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