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2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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TH 580 - Theology of the Sacraments

This course provides a biblical, historical, and theological treatment of the Catholic sacraments. It discusses Christ as the primordial sacrament, Church as sacrament, and the individual sacraments.

Prerequisites & Notes
This course is offered online as part of the Theology curriculum.


Assignment Overview

  • Assignments: 5 Units
  • Interactivity: Discussion Board
  • Final Assessment: Final Paper

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

  • Describe how the sacraments fit into God’s plan of salvation through the grace of Christ working in the Church.
  • Explain classical terminology pertaining to sacramental theology.
  • Discuss the main theological emphases of the sacramental teaching of the Council of Trent and the Second Vatican Council,
  • Explain the history of scaramental theology
  • Correlating sacramental characters with the role of the visibility of the Church.
  • Explain significant theological aspects of each of the seven sacraments.

Credits: 3 Offered: Online; Summer Session 2016, Week 1: Semester 201703

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