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2014-2015 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
    
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TH 582 - Theology of the Body


This course explores the major themes of the integral humanism of John Paul II’s Theology of the Body in order to reach a deeper understanding of the theological meaning of the embodiment of the human person. The course will analyze the text against the background of Catholic doctrine concerning theological anthropology, sin, and sexual ethics.

Prerequisites & Notes
TH 505

Assignment Overview
Assignments: 6 Units

Interactivity: Discussion Board

Final Assessment: None

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

  • Identify the structure of the work and its main points. 
  • Explain the major themes of John Paul II’s theology of the body. 
  • Analyze the text against the background of Catholic doctrine concerning theological anthropology, sin, and sexual ethics. 
  • Assess the theological value of John Paul II’s theology of the body.


Credits: 3



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