Jun 18, 2024  
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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TH 615 - Mariology

This course examines the life and significance of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Scripture, doctrine, devotion, art, and ecumenical dialogue.  Readings emphasize scriptural, Patristic and magisterial texts.  Assessments focus on helping Catholics more effectively witness to Catholic mariological doctrines and devotions.

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

  • Incorporate the scriptural, historical, and philosophical fundamentals of Catholic Marian doctrines, prayers, art, and devotional practices in Marian discussions and written work;
  • Incorporate thoughts conveyed in key magisterial texts when discussing and writing about Marian topics;
  • Assess Mary’s relevance to contemporary social and econnomic issues;
  • Develop and defend a thesis concerning the Marian thought of an important Catholic figure.

Credits: 3

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