Jun 20, 2021  
2020-2021 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2020-2021 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog
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TH 611 - Introduction to Homiletics

This course serves as an introduction to the practical theological discipline of homiletics, the study of preaching. It will include theological and historical analysis along with a survey of the major themes in homiletical literature and practice.

Prerequisites & Notes
This course is open to permanent deacons and those in diaconal formation, or with special permission from the Program Director. 

Course Learning Objectives
  • Articulate the Catholic Church’s teaching on the nature and importance of preaching as expressed by the magisterium
  • Describe an overview of the general history of Christian preaching
  • Identify the different types and goals of preaching
  • Be conversant in the terminology of the discipline of homiletics
  • Identify great preachers in the Catholic tradition

Credits: 3

Offered: June

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