HDS 2477

Catholicism Faces Modernity: Classics of Twentieth Century Roman Catholicism

Francis Schüssler Fiorenza


This seminar will analyze the major classics of Twentieth Century Roman Catholic Theology. The seminar will seek to introduce major religious thinkers primarily through an analysis of the arguments of a major work that has become a classic. It will discuss the unique contribution of the work, the reasons for its significance and the extent of its impact. Among those considered will be Maurice Blondel, Alfred Loisy, Jacques Maritain, Henri de Lubac, Yves Congar, Bernard Lonergan, John Courtney Murray, Karl Rahner, and Gustavo Gutierrez. Others to be considered.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1484


0.50 credits
Expected to be offered Spring 2015
Course times to be announced.
Course location to be announced.

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Religion, Ethics, and Politics
  • Theology
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Christianity
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry
  • Denominational Polity
Language Course Designation(s) None