Jun 18, 2024  
2012-2013 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2012-2013 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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TH 530 - Christology

This course focuses on the person, message, and saving mission of Jesus Christ.  It examines the biblical foundations of Christology, the Christological dogmas of the early councils, medieval Christology, and contemporary developments in Christology.

Assignment Overview
Assignments: 6 Units

Interactivity: Discussion Board

Final Assessment: Final Paper

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following: 

  • Reflect intellectually on the living reality of the crucified and risen Christ. 
  • Recognize the New Testament as the source and norm of the Church’s Christology. 
  • Discuss, based on the faith of the Church, the mystery of Christ that both transcends human understanding and makes life in the universe and the universe itself intelligible. 
  • Identify the developments of Christology in the Fathers of the Church, the early Ecumenical Councils, the great Medieval theologians, representative Protestant theologians, and contemporary Catholic theologians. 
  • Synthesize the conclusions of Christology with the doctrine of the Trinity.

Credits: 3

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