THE-481: History of Development of Christian Doctrine

THE-481: History of Development of Christian Doctrine

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course reflects the strong conviction among academics that Jaroslav Pelikan’s 5 volume set “History of the Development of Christian Doctrine” is essential reading for all doctoral students.

Using EUCLID’s standard breakdown of course material in 5 study periods naturally follows the 5 volume organization.

COURSE OBJECTIVES / LEARNING OUTCOMES

The overall objectives of this course are:

– To understand the main areas of controversy in Christian theology, from an historical perspective

– To understand the specificities of Eastern / Greek theological thought (as distinguished from Latin thought)

– To articulate the main issues associated with the Reformation and how these continue to affect Christianity today.

Course Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, the student is expected to able to:

discuss the great dates and actors most relevant to the evolution and development of Christian theology, including:

  • the so-called Ecumenical Councils
  • the Great Schism
  • the influence and legacy of St Augustine
  • Medieval themes and controversies
  • Scholasticism
  • The Reformation and Counter-Reformation
  • contemporary issues.
COURSE FACULTY
Pr Laurent Cleenewerck
Theology and International AdministrationEducation: DUEST from the University of Montpellier (France), Licentiate in Theology from the Institut Saint Serge of Paris; Master in Ecumenical Studies from Ukrainian Catholic University, DSc in Religion (TBC 2011) from Universidad Rural de Guatemala.Location: United States | Nationality: France
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