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JPI 510/729

Theological Anthropology: History and Method

Beginning with an examination of the problem of anthropology in modernity, this course will examine the main themes of a …

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JPI 511/731

Faith and American Culture

This course proposes a theological-ontological reading of American culture. Its purpose is to frame the fundamental terms of a Catholic’s …

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JPI 517/817

Jesus Christ: Revealer of God and Man

This course seeks to present students with an introduction to Christology that will help them to deepen their understanding of …

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JPI 532/707

Biblical Theology of Marriage and Family: Old Testament

The purpose of this course is to help the student discover the biblical vision of the person, marriage, and family …

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JPI 548/748

Fundamental Moral Theology: Freedom and Human Action

This course takes up themes arising within fundamental moral theology. In what sense is moral theology really a theology? What …

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JPI 550/850

Gender/ The Sexual Difference

This course considers the question of gender/the sexual difference in terms of its theological and anthropological foundations, and in light …

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JPI 553/763

Being as Gift: Philosophical Foundations

This course elucidates the constitutive elements of a metaphysics of love necessary to undergird John Paul II’s nuptial anthropology. John …

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JPI 554/764

Catechesis on Human Love

This course examines John Paul II’s Man and Woman He Created Them: A Theology of the Body through a sequential …

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JPI 569/866

Dominion and Technē

This course is essentially an exploration of the philosophical and theological meaning of work. In order to illuminate the meaning …

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JPI 570/838

Sexual Ethics and the Person

This course will study the personal character and meaning of the body as a foundation for sexual ethics. Starting with …

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JPI 605/839

Issues in Psychological and Neurological Science: Gender, Marriage and Family

Pope John Paul II stated, “Only a Christian anthropology, enriched by the contribution of indisputable scientific data, including that of …

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JPI 613/848

History of the Church

The aim of this course is to familiarize students with the historical unfolding of the life and mission of Church. …

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JPI 617

Bioethics I: Biology, Medicine, and the Contours of Human Life

This course develops foundations for bioethical inquiry in view of the doctrine of creation, the nuptial anthropology proposed by John …

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JPI 619

Bioethics II: Life, Death, and the Human Person

This course treats questions concerning illness, medical treatments, and death within the ambit of the anthropological foundations developed in Bioethics …

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JPI 620/813

Communio Personarum: The Triune God

The purpose of this course is to ponder, with the help of the theological tradition, the sense in which the …

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