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Theology Summer Courses

THEO 1000 L11 - Faith and Critical Reason
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 1-4 p.m.

An introductory theology course designed to acquaint students with the analytical study of religion and religious experience and to provide critical categories for evaluating the history of theological discourse. The academic study of some of the forms, concepts, experiences and theological formulations found in Christianity and other traditions will be introduced.

CRN:
Instructor: Hill Fletcher
3 credits


THEO 1000 R21 - Faith and Critical Reason
Session II, July 2-August 6, 2019
Rose Hill: TWTh, 1-4 p.m.

An introductory theology course designed to acquaint students with the analytical study of religion and religious experience and to provide critical categories for evaluating the history of theological discourse. The academic study of some of the forms, concepts, experiences and theological formulations found in Christianity and other traditions will be introduced.

CRN:
Instructor: Davis
3 credits


THEO 1000 PW1 - Faith and Critical Reason
Session III, May 28-August 6, 2019
Online

An introductory theology course designed to acquaint students with the analytical study of religion and religious experience and to provide critical categories for evaluating the history of theological discourse. The academic study of some of the forms, concepts, experiences and theological formulations found in Christianity and other traditions will be introduced.

CRN:
Instructor: Camosy
3 credits


THEO 3105 R21 - The Torah
Session II, July 2-August 6, 2019
Rose Hill: TWTh, 1-4 p.m.

Study of different types of literature found in the first five books of the Hebrew Bible and of the methods for its interpretation. This course will focus on the process by which this material moved from oral tradition to written literature to sacred scripture in Israel.

CRN:
Instructor: Hogan
3 credits


THEO 3200 L21 - Introduction to New Testament
Session II, July 2-August 6, 2019
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 6-9 p.m.

This course will engage questions about the origin, development, and theology of the New Testament in the historical context of first-century Hellenistic Judaism and the religious context of the canon.

CRN:
Instructor: Dunning
3 credits


THEO 3360 R11 - Reformation Texts (Eloquentia Perfecta 3)
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Rose Hill: TWTh, 6-9 p.m.

This course will examine major Protestant and Catholic texts from the 16th century with attention to their religious, social, and theological context and their importance to their respective ecclesial communities. Fulfills the EP 3 requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN:
Instructor: Hornbeck
3 credits


THEO 3711 PW1 - Sacred Texts of the Middle East
Session III, May 28-August 6, 2019
Online

This course introduces students to religious literature from the Middle East, broadly conceived. In the course, students will learn to analyze and contextualize texts from Ancient Egypt and mesopotamia as well as foundational texts of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Zoroastrianism, including the Hebrew Bible and rabbinic writings, the New Testament and early Christian writings, the Qur'an and early Muslim writings. Special attention will be paid to the interactions of these traditions and communities as well as their enduring legacies. Fulfills the Global Studies requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN:
Instructor: Fiano
3 credits


THEO 3715 L11 - Classic Islamic Texts
Session I, May 28-June 27, 2019
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 6-9 p.m.

An introduction to selected sacred literature of Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Israel, with attention to the social and historical contexts of the writings, a similar consideration of selected readings from the New Testament of Christianity and the Mishnah and Talmud of Judaism, and a study of the Qur'an, the rise of Islam, and some early Muslim writings. Fulfills the Global Studies requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN:
Instructor: Kueny
3 credits