Explores the transformative dynamics of grace in Scripture, representative early theologians, early doctrinal development, medieval theology and the Reformation period. Participants develop a contemporary systematic approach, especially with respect to ecumenical and interfaith issues. Draws on the thought of Bernard Lonergan.
Written assignments are varied in order to help participants to identity and refine their approach to the different tasks involved in doing theology and progress toward a final synthetic case study. 3000 Level: assigned readings, online bulletin board postings, lectures, two quizzes, two short papers and a synthetic case study. 6000 Level: assigned readings, online bulletin board postings, lectures, book review, research bibliography, seminar, research paper. The 6000 level seminars will be scheduled in up to two additional sessions.
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