Apr 01, 2023  
2012-2013 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2012-2013 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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TH 610 - Theology of Orders: Bishop, Priest, Deacon

This course will review the contemporary teaching of the Catholic Church regarding the sacrament of Holy Orders in the degrees/orders of deacon, priest, and bishop. The course examines theological foundations of the sacrament in the New Testament, its development throughout the history of the Church, the teaching of Vatican II on the relationship of the priesthood of the faithful and the ministerial priesthood, the restored diaconate, and the Church’s teaching on the Catholic priesthood and women.

Prerequisites & Notes
TH 580

This prerequisite may be waved in special circumstances with the permission of the Theology Program Director.

Credits: 3

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