Introduction to Philosophy
In this course, students will be introduced to the foundational ideas of perennial philosophy as well as its historical origins.
This course addresses the foundational questions of human existence and how divine revelation provides a unique and uniquely satisfying response to them, as reflected in the Church’s basic creedal statements.
Introduction to Sacred Scripture
This course is intended to prepare the student for subsequent study of the Bible by introducing the Bible through a presentation of its various literary forms and categories, its basic themes, its overall narrative thrust, and its overarching concern and message.
Philosophy of the Human Person
In this course, students will be introduced to the philosophical study of the human person, with a special emphasis on achieving self-understanding through classical philosophical psychology.
Introduction to Moral Theology
This course presents an overview of the basic elements of moral theology in the Catholic tradition. Students who complete this course should be prepared to think about the moral universe from a Catholic perspective.
This course will set the stage for subsequent lessons in both the history of philosophy and systematic philosophy. This course will include discussions of Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, and Augustine among others.
This course is designed to advance the students’ understanding of the theological problems surrounding the Person and place of Jesus Christ in theology. Students will be expected to engage in theological exploration of these problems surrounding the human and historical reality of Jesus of Nazareth in relation to the claims the Church makes surrounding his divinity, his place in salvation, and his significance for the final outcome of God’s act of creation.
Metaphysics is the science of being as being. It is the most abstract and difficult branch of philosophy, but also the most rewarding because it involves our ultimate interpretation of reality. In this course students will be introduced to the classical interpretation of reality along with alternative modern interpretations.
The Ten Commandments: A Scriptural, Theological, and Moral Study
This course presents an examination of the Ten Commandments or Decalogue considered in their Scriptural, dogmatic, and moral context.
Medieval philosophy centered on the synthesis of Catholic faith with ancient philosophy, the rise of university culture, and the widespread systematic exploration of philosophy. In this course, students will be introduced to the major figures and ideas of medieval philosophy.
Epistemology is the philosophical study of truth, reason, and knowledge. Epistemology involves reasons reflective discovery of its own procedures in coming to understand and affirm the truth.
This course is intended to provide an overview of the Church’s teaching about herself in the context of scriptural and historical evidence.
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