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Fall 2017
Nov 22, 2017
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CATH 112 - Intro Cath St:Vatican II to PF
  This course will provide students with a broad historical framework of the Catholic Church's rich intellectual tradition, with an emphasis on Vatican II and our Jesuit Pope. We will consider the question, "How do the various movements in the Church's history and tradition impact culture and inform the way we live our lives?" Topics will include Catholic social teaching, inter religious dialog, Ignatian spirituality, the call to environmental justice, and the role of women in the Church.

Texts will include:

John W. O'Malley, SJ. What Happened at Vatican II? Harvard University Press.

Richard Gaillardetz and Catherine Clifford. Keys to the Council: Unlocking the Teaching of Vatican II. Liturgical Press.

Mark Mass, SJ. Catholics and American Culture: Fulton Sheen, Dorothy Day, and the Notre Dame Football Team. Crossroad Publisher.

Pope Francis. The Joy of the Gospel - Evangelii Gaudium.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Catholic Studies Department

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