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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: what’s 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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- Fall '09
- Theology, 1981, 1975, 1977, 1946