Theological Anthropology: History and Method

Theological Anthropology: History and Method

JPI 510/729
3 Credits

Beginning with an examination of the problem of anthropology in modernity, this course will examine the main themes of a theological anthropology. They are: the predestination of Jesus Christ and of men in Jesus Christ, creation (in Christ), man as imago Dei (ad Imaginem), human nature in relation to grace, the meaning of person, the meaning of sexual difference, original sin, and justification.

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Margaret Harper McCarthy

Margaret Harper McCarthy

Associate Professor of Theological Anthropology

Dr. McCarthy’s teaching and writing focuses on various themes belonging to theological anthropology relative to the question of sexual difference (the imago Dei, equality, experience, feminism, the nature of love), but also relative to the nature-grace question (Christocentrism, predestination, the relation between the church and the world).

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