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Unformatted text preview: T HEO 1001: Introduction to Theology (Fall 2009: section 118) Professor: Mark Johnson (Coughlin Hall, 213; 8-7646; Tues/Thurs 12:30-1:30, and by appt) Teaching assistant: Christine Wood (Coughlin Hall, 213; by appt) Required Texts John D. Laurance, ed. Introduction to Theology (Boston: Pearson Custom Publishing, 2006). A Bible with Apocrypha or Deutero-canonical writings suggested versions are: Catholic Study Bible (Oxford University Press), or Oxford Annotated Bible with Apocrypha . Student-Learning Outcomes Describe theologically the basic content of the Catholic faith in relation to other Christian and religious traditions as well as other world views we will read and discuss texts from the Bible and other texts in the Christian tradition, often in relation to their Jewish origin. Interpret theological texts and frameworks in historical contexts our method will always be historical: whats happening when a particular text is written? Articulate implications of Christian faith for growth in holiness and promotion of justice in the contemporary world we will regularly compare the texts we read to contemporary events and situations. Grading Assignments/Work Worth Worksheets (10 throughout the semester) 10 Quizzes (two throughout the semester) 20 Reflection papers (two throughout semester: 2 pgs., 5 pgs.) 20 Midterm Examination (October 9 th , regular class time) 20 Final Examination (December 15 th , 10:30-12:30 p.m.) 30 Total Points 100 The final grade, calculated as a percentage, is as follows: 100-94 = A, 89-93 = AB, 82-88 = B,...
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This note was uploaded on 09/16/2009 for the course THEO 1001 taught by Professor Johnson during the Fall '09 term at Marquette.
- Fall '09