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2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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TH 109 - Catholic Moral Theology for Catechists

An introduction to the foundations of Catholic moral theology. The course explores the concepts of the dignity of the human person, the vocation to beatitude, freedom, and conscience.

Prerequisites & Notes
This course is required for the Certifcate in Catholic Catechesis and may be taken as an elecive in undergraduate theology programs.

Assignment Overview
5 Lessons

Course Learning Objectives
1.) Describe the implications of human beings being made in the image and likeness of God

2.) List the Beatitudes and explain their relevance for the moral life

3.) Explain the Catholic understanding of freedom and contrast it to that of the secular worldview

4.) Explain the concept of conscience and how it is exercised in the Catholic moral life.

5.) Explain the basics of Catholic Social Teaching


Credits: 1

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