Theology Summer Courses

THEO 1000 PW1 Faith and Critical Reason
Session III, May 29-August 6, 2018
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 1000 L21 Faith and Critical Reason
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
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: Hornbeck
3 credits


THEO 1000 L11 Faith and Critical Reason
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
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 R11 Faith and Critical Reason
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
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: Reklis
3 credits


THEO 3200 L21 Introduction to New Testament
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
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 3340 R11 Christian Mystical Texts
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: TWTh, 6-9 p.m.

This course will introduce students to classic texts from the Christian mystical tradition with a primary focus on their close interpretation and analysis. Broader topics may include the nature of religious experience, explorations of the category of "mysticism" itself, gender and mysticism, and the interpretive issues at stake in comparing mystical texts across time and culture.

CRN:
Instructor: Moore
3 credits


THEO 3371 R21 American Transcendentalists
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: TWTh, 1-4 p.m.

This course explores the spirituality and religious thought of the transcendentalists in the context of 19th century liberal Protestant Christianity in the U.S. We will examine the influences on the transcendentalist movement (including Kant, German Romanticism, India Vedic traditions, and Swedenborg), read closely the most important works of its major figures (including Emerson, Thoreau, Alcott, and Fuller), and consider its influence on ecological spirituality, social progressivism, and post-religious spirituality in contemporary U.S. culture.

CRN:
Instructor: Davis
3 credits


THEO 3711 PW1 Sacred Texts of the Middle East
Session III, May 29-August 6, 2018
Online

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 Muslin writings.

CRN:
Instructor: Fiano
3 credits


THEO 3715 L11 Classic Islamic Texts
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 6-9 p.m.

This course will analyze the religious beliefs, ideas, and practices of Islam using gender as its primary, but not sole, organizing principle. Through an analysis of both the normative, foundational texts (primarily medieval) and the "living tradition," students will appreciate the diversity and complexity of the many "Islams" that have existed and continue to thrive throughout time and space. Fulfills the Globalism requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

CRN:
Instructor: Kueny
3 credits


THEO 5000 L11 Biblical Hebrew Introduction
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

Graduate course. May 21-June 28, 2018. This course is an introduction to the grammar and syntax of Biblical (Koine) Greek. Sufficient attention will be devoted to vocabulary to enable rewarding experience in reading and exegesis. This course is intended primarily for graduate and seminary students. Open to seniors with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or better. Please consult your advisor.

CRN:
Instructor: Hogan
4 credits